Suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked Buni’s convoy, leaving one policeman dead and others injured.
Glamtush reports that one policeman has been confirmed dead following an attack on Governor Mai Mala Buni’s convoy by suspected Boko Haram insurgents along Maiduguri-Damaturu highway on Saturday.
This online newspaper gathered that Mamman Mohammed, Director-General, Press and Media Affairs to the Governor gave the confirmation in a statement signed and issued to newsmen in Damaturu on Sunday.
Gov Buni while commiserating with the Nigeria Police Force and family of the deceased police, described the death of Corporal Maina Mohammed attached to the ‘Operation Haba Maza’, security outfit as tragic, sad and unfortunate.
The convoy, while on its way back to Damaturu, ran into an ambush mounted by the suspected terrorists near Benishiek in Borno State.
Governor Buni directed the management of the Specialist Hospital Damaturu to provide full medical services to the injured security personnel.