Gunmen Kill DPO, 9 Others In Police Station, Bank Attack

Unknown GunmenGunmen suspected to be Boko Haram sect members have attacked the Gwoza Divisional Police Station and Mainstreet bank, killing the Divisional Police Officer, Abubakar Digire Ahamdu, his deputy and eight civilians caught up in the crossfire on Monday around 9pm.

This latest onslaught is coming less than 17 hours after the assassination of Mobile Police Training Camp (MPTC) Commandant and a traditional ruler in the area.

According to reports, the attackers used Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and petrol-bombs in torching the police station and the bank before carting away undisclosed sums of money from the bank which is about 750 metres away from the torched police station.

Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno state is a border town with Cameroun; 135 kilometres south-east of Maiduguri, the state capital of Borno state.



  1. May God have mercy on these damned Children of Satan.And may the souls of the innocent dead victims Rest in Peace.
    @Ridwan…what has Nig having a good leader got to do with the evil and mindless murder of innocent citizens.You sound like a Boko Haram member.You better repent and ask God to forgive you.