Gunmen suspected to be members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect on Wednesday, attacked the convoy of the Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, in Baga Town.
As earlier reported by Naija News, the governor was reportedly on his way to visit some internally displaced persons (IDP) camps in the northern part of Borno when his convoy was attacked.
The attack happened near Monguno while en route to distribute food to displaced residents. Monguno and Baga axis of Borno has been totally cut off from mobile phone services.
Nobody was injured during the attack and the governor has safely returned to Maiduguri the state capital, Mohammed Mai Bukar, one of the Governor’s aides confirmed in a Facebook post.
But Mohammed Mai Bukar, one of the governor’s aides, assured residents that he is safe.
Bukar wrote: “To Our Concerned citizens H.E Prof.Zulum and His Entourage are all fine and there was (were) no casualties. Thanks!”
Watch below the video of how the Governor’s security team prevented the attack on him and his entourage.
VIDEO: How Borno gov’s security operatives foiled the attack on his convoy pic.twitter.com/no3M6Pykom
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