Boko Haram insurgents have attacked the convoy of Kashim Shettima, Governor of Borno State, SaharaReporters has been told.
Shettima's convoy was travelling from Maiduguri, the state capital, to Gamboru-Ngala when the insurgents struck, dividing his convoy into two and raining gunshots on the one behind.
The incident occurred between Dikwa and Ngala highway. A security source told SaharaReporters that Shettima was billed to campaign at Gombomru town before the incident happened.
"Many people were killed and dozens are still missing," he said.