The President described the attack as an attempt to sabotage the return of internally displaced persons (IDPs) to their homes.
Recall that InformationNigeria reported that the attack led to the death of security men and some operatives of Civilian-JTF.
In a statement condemning the incident, Garba Shehu, the president’s spokesman, quoted him as asking Borno government officials and security agencies to remain resolute.
The President urged security and intelligence agencies to intensify efforts to check sabotage, sanitize the roads, venues, and locations well in advance of returning IDPs while working closely with local communities.
The President also commended the efforts of security officials on ground to repel the attack on the Governor’s convoy.