A minimum of, eight Boko Haram insurgents had been killed on Friday when the group ambushed a convoy of Borno State Resettlement and Aid Committee officers.
SaharaReporters gathered that some policemen and troopers within the convoy nevertheless sustained accidents throughout the assault alongside Monguno- Nganzai Highway.
Some prime authorities officers within the convoy embrace Kakashehu Lawal, State Legal professional Basic; Mustapha Gubio, Commissioner for Rehabilitation Reconstruction and Resettlement; and that of Native Authorities and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Mai-Mele.
They had been mentioned to be getting back from Monguno, the place they went to distribute aid supplies to Internally Displaced Individuals (IDPs), when their convoy got here below heavy assault by the terrorists.
A supply mentioned about eight of the terrorists had been killed by troopers with assist from males of the Anti-Theft Squad and Civilian Joint Activity Power.
Governor Babagana Zulum’s convoy was attacked twice alongside the Baga Freeway in September in 2020.