Suspected Boko Haram Terrorists Ambush Gov’s Convoy Injure Six Security Operatives


Suspected dare devil Boko Haram terrorists ambushed the official convoy of Yobe State Governor Alhaji Mai Mala Buni along Maiduguri road and rained bullets on security operatives injuring six of them.

Governor Buni was in Maiduguri where he joined other dignitaries to attend the 24th Combined Convocation Ceremony of the University of Maiduguri.

The Governor and his entourage who were accompanied by Borno Governor Babagana Zulum, departed to Abuja through the Air Force Base in Maiduguri.

Intelligence sources who spoke to Zagazola Makama, a Counter-Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in the Lake Chad region revealed that the security vehicles in the convoy came under fire between Jakana to Mainok

The sources said that troops leading the convoy with MRAP, a Gun Truck and another vehicle conveying the Police and DSS were shot at. Consequently, the troops responded with heavy fire, forcing the terrorists to retreat.


Unfortunately, two soldiers including a driver and four policemen were wounded. Terrorist casualties were unconfirmed and the security operatives returned safely to Yobe while the wounded personnel were taken to the hospital for treatment.


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