By Abdul Kareem
The Shehu of Borno His Royal Highness Abubakar Garbai Elkanemi had Monday paid a sympathy visit to Governor of Borno state Professor Babagana Zulum over the recent attacks on his convoy and that of other government officials.
Governor Zulum was attack during the weekend in Baga, Kukawa and Monguno towns of Northern Borno where he supervised the official return of Internally Displaced Persons to their communities.
During the trip his convoy came under an ambush by suspected insurgents and about 15 security personnel were killed.
His convoy still came under another ambush on Sunday afternoon while he was returning to Maiduguri but no life was lost in the second attack.
The governor who had since returned to Maiduguri has been receiving sympathy visit even as he assured the people of Borno that he wouldn’t be deterred in ensuring that peace and normalcy are returned to all troubled parts of the state.
The Shehu of Borno has led his council members to the government House on Monday evening, where he paid a sympathy visit to the Governor
Received at the Governor’s office the Shehu prayed for the safety of the governor while wishing Gods protection as he steered the affairs of the state.