By Dauda Iliya, Maiduguri

The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr Edward Kallon has condemned the recent attack by the non-state armed group in Dikwa,  Borno state.88

A statement by the UN scribe expressed concern about the safety and security of civilians including internally displaced persons who had returned to the community to rebuild their lives.

The statement adds that the attack will affect the support provided to nearly 100,000 people who are in need of humanitarian assistance and protection, particularly as the COVID-19 pandemic risks spreading in Borno State. .

He cautioned that civilians and aid workers, their facilities and assets must be protected and respected at all times. 

The attack last night targetted premises of aid agencies and a hospital.