BREAKING: Boko Haram attacks Convoy of Ex-Borno Governor, Ali Modu Sheriff [PHOTOS]


A group of suspected Boko Haram members have attacked a convoy carrying the family of former Borno state governor, Ali Modu Sheriff, killing five people.

POLITICS NIGERIA gathered from a security source that the bandits attacked the convoy that was travelling from Abuja to Maiduguri to attend a three-day prayer of Sheriff’s late father, Alhaji Galadima Modu Sheriff, who died on Thursday in Maiduguri.

A security source revealed that “Boko Haram launched an attack on the convoy carrying the family of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, former governor of Borno State, from Abuja to Maiduguri to attend the burial of his late father.”

“Three policemen, a driver and one member of his family were killed and several others were injured in the attack,” he said.

Two of the police officers killed were identified as Corporal Mustapha Inusa and Corporal Abubakar Idris.

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  1. The way Boko Haram attacked his convoy is not Good they shouldn’t attack his convoy

  2. Oh Allah! Have mercy upon them and forgive them.
    If a family like this will be attacked how about a small families like ours’. Oh Allah project us against them however You wish.

  3. Until the day Nigerian Arm forces fully made up their mind to end dis insurgency that’s the day the main war begins, let them go and ask Chadian President how he did his,because the Nigeria army I knew early 1960s is totally different from the ones am seeing now, HOW CAN ONE GO TO WAR WITH FEAR,GO TO WAR WITH HALF WEAPONS,WITH LESS ARMIES &YOU EXPECT TO WIN THE BATTLE WITH B.H WHO ARE WITH MORE BIGEER WEAPON. its very impossible 50yrs you will still be fighting without winning. ASK CHADIAN PRESIDENT TO TEACH YOU HOW TO TACKLE B.H. BETTER. no need for pride from our leaders when innocent citizens are dying everyday in the hands of this idiots, 48hours is enough to end this B.H issues with ease thanks.

    1. This bokoharam u are talking about are product of Chadian president he created them,so he knows were they live and were they keep and get they weapons from, did u know that Nigeria paid him for his soldiers before joining hand with Nigerian army to fight this terrorist, and he did not take the war serious until this terrorist kill 90+ of his army before he take them serious by avenging the death of the soldiers killed by his bokoharam boys,

  4. Which Boko-haram are the military fighting and killing in the bush then? They do tell us that they have so and so number…

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