“My Convoy Not Attacked” – Gov Murtala Nyako


Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa said that his convoy was not attacked during his visit to Shuwa in Madagali Local Government Area of the State.


Governor Murtala Nyako was in the community to relieve the people over gunmen’s attack in the area on Wednesday.

“After addressing the villagers, some soldiers approached me as I was about to enter my car and said that Boko Haram members were coming.

“The soldiers were shouting: they are here, they are here. So, I asked them: who? They said boko haram members are around.

“After that, one of the soldiers started shooting. So, the first thing we need to do naturally is to get out of the scene’’, said Governor Murtala Nyako

It could be recalled that four shots were fired by the soldier, prompting the security personnel to take position while others drove off with the governor.The villagers also ran to different directions for safety.

On the entourage of the governor were the Speaker of the legislature, Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri, Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abakasangha, Secretary to the Government, Chief Kobis Thimnu, and some commissioners.


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