Boko Haram fighters on Friday again attacked the convoy of Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, killing 15 persons, mainly security personnel.
The attack was said to have taklen place between Monguno and Baga areas of the state.
A source at the Borno State Government House in Maiduguri told the Punch that the governor had left Maiduguri for Baga to prepare for the planned return of internally displaced persons from Maiduguri to the camps in Baga.
Speaking to the newspaper, a senior police officer, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said that he was told eight persons were killed, including security personnel and civilians.
Friday’s incident is the second attack on the governor’s convoy in recent times around Baga