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Again, Boko Haram attacks Borno governor’s convoy

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The convoy of Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, has been attacked by Boko Haram insurgents barely 48 hours after his convoy was attacked by insurgents on Friday.

A source who confirmed the news to newsmen said troops of the Nigerian air force were mobilised immediately to the scene of the incident and were able to foil the insurgents’ attack.

However, one of the soldiers attached to the convoy sustained injuries during the attack, TheCable reports .

Reacting to the first attack, President Muhammadu Buhari described the incident as an attempt to sabotage the return of IDPs to their homes, while Zulum had said the insurgents want to take over Borno.

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In July, the governor’s convoy was also attacked at Baga while he was on his way to some IDP camps in the northern part of Borno.

 

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