Nigerian senator, Shehu Sani has condemned the attack on Governor of Borno State’s convoy by Boko Haram.
It was reported that the governor’s convoy was attacked not long after leaving Monguno by suspected Boko Haram fighters at Kekano village.
According to reports, 12 policemen, 13 civilians and 5 soldiers were confirmed dead from the attack.
The incident happened around 2pm while the convoy was heading to Baga town ahead of government’s plan to return internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Maiduguri to Baga
The terrorists also seized and carted away one police armoured car, one gun truck belonging to the military and six government vehicles.
Reacting to the attack, Sani advised Gov. Zulum to exercise great caution in areas still under control by Boko Haram and be well protected.
He condoled with the families of security agencies who died in the process.
Sani on his Twitter page wrote:
“The attacks on the convoy of Governor Zulum by the Insurgents again is condemnable.
“The Governor must be well protected. In view of this, he should exercise greater caution in areas still controlled by the terror group.
“My condolences to the families of the policemen lost.”