‘Hit-and-run’ tactics a mark of North-East Nigeria attackers

Attacks by non-State armed groups in parts of north-east Nigeria have left relief workers unsure about the extent of needs among some communities, the UN migration agency’s top official in the country said on Tuesday.

Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Frantz Celestin, has said that the extremists’ use of “hit-and-run” tactics like attacks on motorbikes, showing the priorities are now for the aid teams coping with mass displacement and overcrowded protection camps.

Celestin said that natural disasters have prevented Humanitarian teams to secure and protect certain areas.

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