See the Photos of Gwoza Hills, a Probable Hide Out for Boko Haram Terrorists for Years
By SonofManNews | self meida writer
Published 9 months ago - 22189 views
Gwoza town is the head of Gwoza Local Government Area which is located in the South of Maiduguri, Borno State capital. And it is regarded as one of the biggest Local Government in Borno State.
Gwoza is a town surrounded by hills and villages such as Patawe, Fadagwe, Wala, Uvaha, Gatha, Jige, Warabe, Ngoshe etc.
The Gwoza Hills have a height of about 1,300 meters above the sea level and is made up of ranges of mountains/hills known as the ‘Mandara Mountains’.
These hills form a natural barrier between Nigeria and Republic of the Cameroon, starting from pulka meandering towards Mubi and beyond.
In April 2014, residents in Gwoza LGA reported that Boko Haram members fleeing from Sambisa Forest had moved into their towns on motorcycles, "being spotted in many of the villages surrounding Gwoza
Gwoza is slowly coming back to normal. A heavy military presence ensures security for its residents. Food, health, shelter and protection remain the primary needs of the people in Gwoza, just the essentials as they try to rebuild their lives. Said one of the residents.
See Some Photos of the Gwoza Hills Below:
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