BREAKING: Bomb Planted By Boko Haram For Nigerian Governor Kill Security Personnels
Information reaching Ibom Focus says that Bomb Planted By Boko Haram For Nigerian Governor Kill Security Personnels
A roadside bomb planted by militants from the Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), formerly known as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād has killed two civilian in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno.
The terrorists planted the improvised explosive device (IED) on the road to ambush the convoy of Governor Babagana Zulum travelling to Gamboru.
Zulum and some top government officials were on a working visit to the community to supervise the distribution of relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDP).
The deceased, both members of the Civilian JTF, loaded in an Izuzu van, were heading to Gamboru from Dikwa, when the incident happened.
In 2020, Zulum’s convoy was attacked thrice by the terror group.
Since the death of JAS leader, Abubakar Shekau, ISWAP has been consolidating its grip in locations around Lake Chad.
In 2021, it appointed Wali Sani Shuwaram, a 45-year-old as the new Leader (Wali) of ISWAP in Lake Chad.
The sect’s membership has swollen with the defection of hundreds of Boko Haram fighters under Shekau.
The terror group has caused over 100,000 deaths and displaced millions of individuals mainly in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states.