The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, as of late survived an ambush via suspected Boko Haram gunmen, assets and his spokesperson mentioned.
The governor was once on a commute to Monguno and Baga cities to distribute meals to IDPs.
A supply mentioned the governor’s convoy got here underneath assault whilst he was once coming back from Baga, a abandoned fishing neighborhood in Kaka native executive house.
A couple of assets, who spoke and showed the improvement that mentioned the governor was once unharmed as squaddies and law enforcement officials guarding him repelled the attack at the convoy.
The governor’s spokesperson, Isa Gusau, showed the improvement, telling this newspaper he was once running on a press commentary at the topic.
A Shuttle to camps
Governor Zulum left for Monguno Monday afternoon. However sooner than his departure studies filtered in that some officers of the Borno State Emergency Control Company (SEMA) had run into an ambush via Boko Haram alongside the Maiduguri-Monguono street.
The attackers reportedly kidnapped an unknown selection of humanitarian staffers of SEMA. All makes an attempt to get main points of the abductions have now not yielded effects.
On the other hand, the chairperson of Borno SEMA, Yabawa Kolo, showed to journalists at the phone that one of the crucial company’s officers got here underneath Boko Haram assault. She didn’t give main points of the selection of individuals concerned.
At the assault at the governor’s convoy, a central authority supply showed “it came about, however I’m sorry I will not give main points in this for the reason that related officers are nonetheless digging to get extra main points of the assault.”
“However I will be able to guarantee you that the governor is unharmed, and that incorporates everybody within the convoy, ”
Boko Haram had final week completed 5 help staff over an alleged failure via the federal government to pay a ransom.
The completed help staff had been kidnapped within the first week of June alongside the similar Maiduguri-Monguno