At the very least fifteen individuals have been wounded on Wednesday as Boko Haram terrorists attacked the convoy of the Borno State governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum.
The governor has been touring on some native authorities in northern Borno to make sure security of native returnees in addition to make provision for the victims of the insurgency.
The governor and his entourage have been at Baga city, one of many areas troublesome for humanitarian actions, when his convoy was ambushed by the terrorist group.
The assault was repelled by safety operatives within the governor’s convoy, however not with out casualties on the aspect of his entourage.
DAILY POST gathered that the governor was on his technique to distribute aid supplies to the Internally Displaced Individuals (IDPs) in Monguno Native Authorities after leaving Baga city when the incident occurred.
“He was very lucky to have escaped the assault unharmed and continued his journey to distribute the aid supplies,” a supply advised DAILY POST, including that “that is concerning the third time the governor’s convoy is being ambushed by insurgents.”
Spokesman to the governor, Alhaji Isa Gusau couldn’t be reached.