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Boko Haram opens fire on Governor’s Convoy [PHOTOS]

Boko Haram terrorists opened fire on the convoy of Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, on Thursday night.

According to Security Sources, the insurgents attacked the convoy at Konduga while Gov. Zulum was returning from a trip to Bama local government area around 9 pm.

Zulum had visited Bayo, Kwaya Kusar, Askira Uba and Gwoza as part of his “familiarity and need assessment tour” of the 27 LGAs in the state.

Governor Zulum after the Attack

“Luckily the governor, his commissioners and other vehicle in the convoy escaped unhurt but the last vehicle which is an army gun truck was pelted with bullets. Immediately after they fired at us, our men in collaboration with the armed personnel from the Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad(FSARS), quickly retaliated and thwarted the ambush.” the source said.

The attack on Zulum comes seven months after Kashim Shettima, Zulum’s successor was attacked by the terror group on his way to  Gamboru Ngala, still in Borno. 60 persons were reportedly killed in the incident while over 100 were kidnapped.

Credits: TheCable

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8 Comments

  1. Corruption Plc! Boko Haram is now more than ever before attempting to take a ‘life’ out of those at the helm of affairs in nigeria! It appears B/H is now tired of destroying the “lives of innocent nigerians”

  2. bokoharam has killed more than 28 thousands people in Nigeria.
    Nigerian government should redouble effort to tackle this miscreants.

  3. The Nigerian government is a fraud, with all these security formation going with the GOVERNORS and the ELITES whereas we WE the ordinary CITIZENS are left to the MERCIES of BOKO HARAM, BANDITS. KIDNAPPERS etc. The wicked will in his foolishness surround himself with horses and chariots forgething that it is GOD that protects and remember that GOD will hear us when our GOVERNMENT AND LEADERS put the lives and security of The PEOPLE FIRST IN THEIR HEARTS.

  4. Nigeria as a country needs sufficient security equipments/devices to be given the military and the para military information on the hide outs of those terrorist that does not want Nigerians to have peace. All this killings have to stop. Nigeria government need’s to delibrate with the UN on the way and manner this insurgences can be eradicated. Please enough is enough

  5. The essence of suggestion for the government to buy enough Arms is to give the Security persons signals on the hideouts of those bloody terrorists.

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