Boko Haram attacks Borno Governor’s convoy


The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, has escaped an ambush by suspected Boko Haram fighters.

Zulum had departed Maiduguri, the state capital on Monday afternoon for the northern part of the state in continuation of the food distribution programme which he started earlier in July.

On Wednesday, he was scheduled to visit Baga, a deserted fishing community in Kaka local government area, But, few kilometres to the town, gunmen opened fire on the Governor and his convoy.

The Governor was forced to retreat as security operatives on escort duties repelled the attackers.


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