Boko Haram: Atiku condemns assault on Borno Gov’s convoy

The previous presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has condemned the assault on the convoy of Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, by which a number of individuals have been feared useless and others injured.

DAILY POST studies that twelve policemen, 13 civilians and 5 troopers have been confirmed useless from the assault.

The incident occurred round 2pm on Friday, whereas the convoy was heading to Baga city forward of the federal government’s plan to return Internally Displaced Individuals (IDPs) from Maiduguri to Baga.

The terrorists additionally seized and carted away one armoured police automotive, one gun truck belonging to the army and 6 authorities automobiles.

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Reacting, Atiku, in a tweet by way of his official Twitter deal with on Saturday, stated the assault is one more reminder that Nigeria must undertake new methods to take care of the menace of insurgency decisively.

He additionally sympathized with the households of the deceased and the individuals of Borno.

Atiku wrote: “The assault on Gov. Babagana Zulum by which over a dozen safety operatives have been killed between Monguno and Baga ought to be a supply of concern not solely as a result of it’s the second time such an assault is happening in current instances, however as a result of the Borno governor isn’t a tender goal.

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“This assault is one more reminder that we have to undertake new methods to take care of the menace of insurgency decisively. I convey my condolences to the households of the deceased.

“I solidarise with the federal government and folks of Borno that Gov Zulum didn’t come to any hurt.”

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