A few hours after President Muhammadu Buhari left Borno on sympathy, a number of Maiduguri residents fled their homes Wednesday evening.
This followed an attack by Boko Haram at Jiddari-Polo area, near Maiduguri, the state capital.
A video on social media shows people of different ages trekking inward the city centre away from the violence.
It was gathered that soldiers are engaging them.
Buhari, was booed, during the visit
Residents, including children, could be seen expressing their disapproval as the President’s convoy drove past.
They could be heard chanting, “Bama yi! Bama so! (We don’t want! We are not doing!)”
One user said, Mansur Ahmed, said, “Kai, not so good for Mr Integrity @MBuhari. These people are not asking for too much, are they @NigeriaGov?”
Similarly, @SGezee, stated, “From this video here the power is really angry.”
Abubakar Mohammed also said, “We have to express our opinion because we want justice.”
Adamu Sadiq noted, “Our eyes are open. Now, this is a clear warning to the leaders (that) they should better take note.”