Without giving a moment of respite to Nigerians even in the festive season, a set of Boko Haram terrorists on Sunday, December 3, unleashed another attack in Borno state.
The insurgents abducted about 50 passengers along the Maiduguri-Damaturu expressway, including a United Nations (UN) aid worker, Abubakar Garba Idris, Vanguard reports.
A security source who spoke with journalists and confirmed the development revealed that the UN captive is a senior protection assistant with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
The source added:
“The terrorists ambushed vehicles conveying commuters near Matari village between Minok to Jakana highway. One of them, Alooma was seized around 8:30am.”