Emerging report reaching on Wednesday night, indicates that the Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, today, survived an ambush by suspected Boko Haram gunmen.
The Governor was reportedly on a trip to Monguno and Baga towns, to distribute food to the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs.
A source said that the Governor’s convoy came under attack, while he was returning from Baga, a deserted fishing community in Kaka Local Government Area.
Multiple sources, who spoke and confirmed the development, disclosed that the Governor was unhurt, as Soldiers and Police Officers guarding, him repelled the assault on the convoy.
The Governor’s Spokesperson, Isa Gusau, confirmed the development, saying that he is working on a Press statement on the matter.
A government source who spoke, said: “It happened, but I am sorry I cannot give details on this, because the relevant Officials are still digging to get more details of the attack
“But I can assure you that the Governor is unhurt, and that includes everyone in the convoy.”