Governor Zulum Speaks On Boko Haram Attack On His Convoy

Governor Zulum Speaks On Boko Haram Attack On His Convoy

Governor Zulum

Governor Zulum has spoken out about Boko Haram’s alleged attack on his convoy.

Nigeria online news reports that the Governor of Borno State, Professor Babagana Zulum, has discredited the alleged attack by Boko Haram insurgents against his convoy.

The governor in a statement on Sunday night stated that contrary to what was reported in some sectors of the media, neither he nor anyone in his convoy was attacked.

Zulum made the clarification in a statement by his spokesperson, Mallam Isa Gusau in reaction to a report published by an online news outlet (not Naija News) that the governor’s convoy was attacked again on Saturday by Boko Haram fighters who also some members of his team were killed. safety equipment.

The statement further clarified that the real Governor Zulum traveled to Baga but returned to Maiduguri safely without incident.

According to his spokesman, Zulum was in Baga to supervise the distribution of food and other relief materials to the residents of the area.

The full statement reads: “For the record, we wrote to quickly clarify that contrary to a ‘breaking news’ from an online news outlet, Governor Babagana Umara Zulum was not attacked nor was any component of his convoy attacked by no one”.

“The governor was in Baga from Saturday to Sunday, during which he oversaw the distribution of food and cash support to 5,000 residents and evaluated the major reconstruction and resettlement efforts without any problems. While we continually respect all media organizations as support partners, it is important to clarify that we are not aware of the latest news ”in question. As members of the public can testify, it is Professor Zulum’s culture and principle to tell it like it is, and in this case, it is what it is, without any attack. “

“Any media organization that wants further clarification can contact the Nigerian military. Meanwhile, Governor Zulum thanks all the supporters and gratefully praises the armed forces and civilian volunteers for their tireless efforts to fully restore lasting peace in Borno state.