Boko Haram assault: Gov. Zulum ignored warning to not transfer – Ex-DSS boss

Dennis Amakiri, a former Deputy Director of the Division of State Companies (DSS), has stated that Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State was truly warned in opposition to embarking on the current journey that led to the assault on his convoy by Boko Haram terrorists.

Amakiri stated the Governor ignored the intelligence report and felt he may go on with the journey.

The previous DSS chief stated this throughout a particular programme on Channels Tv to mark Nigeria’s independence anniversary on Thursday, October 1, 2020.

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Amakiri stated, “The Governor of Borno State was given the intelligence that this street isn’t secure, he felt he may go.

“And being the Chief Govt, he ventured out. He was attacked twice. I hope he is not going to go once more as a result of a minimum of they proceed telling him, managing him to ensure that he retains himself secure.”

In line with him, earlier than Very Essential Individuals transfer, there are specific procedures to be carried.

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The ex-DSS boss stated that the general public figures are uncovered to hazard if such procedures should not met.

DAILY POST reported that late final month, a convoy conveying officers of Governor Zulum was attacked close to Monguno city by terrorists, killing a minimum of 11 safety operatives amongst others.

In his response, President Muhammadu Buhari had described the ambush on the entourage of Zulum as orchestrated sabotage in opposition to the lengthy deliberate return of displaced individuals to their native communities.

 

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