Boko Haram attack: Gov. Zulum ignored ignored intelligence report on trip – Ex-DSS boss


Following the double attack on the convoy of tut Borno state Governor, Babagana Zulum, a former Deputy Director of the Department of State Services (DSS), Dennis Amakiri has accused the Governor of ignoring intelligence report that led to the attack on his convoy by Boko Haram terrorists.

Amakiri said the Governor ignored the intelligence report and felt he could go on with the trip.

The former DSS chief made this Disclosure during a special programme on Channels Television to mark Nigeria’s independence anniversary on Thursday, October 1, 2020.

Amakiri said, “The Governor of Borno State was given the intelligence that this road is not safe, he felt he could go.

“And being the Chief Executive, he ventured out. He was attacked twice. I hope he will not go again because at least they continue telling him, managing him to make sure that he keeps himself safe.”

According to him, before Very Important Persons move, there are certain procedures to be followed

The ex-DSS boss said that the public figures are exposed to danger if such procedures are not met.

Ekocitymagazine reported of the double attack , a convoy conveying officials of Governor Zulum was attacked near Monguno town by terrorists, killing at least 11 security operatives among others.

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