Adamawa Governor Murtala Nyako’s Convoy Escapes Boko Haram Attack – Report

Adamawa Governor Murtala Nyako’s Convoy Escapes Boko Haram Attack – Report

By Ekemini Ekwere | News Reporter on February 28, 2014
Former Adamawa Governor, Murtala Nyako.
Former Adamawa Governor, Murtala Nyako.

The governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, escaped attacks by Boko Haram insurgents on Friday, February 28, 2014 in Shuwa, Madagali local government area of the state.

According to reports, the attack occurred as Nyako went on a condolence visit to victims who were attacked by the Boko Haram set recently.

Eyewitness account revealed that as the governor was about to address the people, there were shouts of “they are coming! They are coming!! They are coming!!!”, referring to the insurgents. Then two gunmen in Military uniform emerged and shot three times into the air.

The place was in confusion as people fled through all directions. The governors security aides took him away immediately.

According to the source, the governor and his convoy escaped the attack unhurt.

There is no report of any casualty.


  1. The BH men are muslims from the northern part of Nigeria,so they are the sons of our our governors,senators,lawmakers from that region.Let them talk to their sons to stop all these satanic acts.

  2. In a more advance/saner clime the law makers would have forget about party affiliation & salvage the if any remaining innocent not yet victims of this senseless massacre and remove the president because it seems he can no longer prevent these avoidable lost of lives,a situation of such recently in ukraine will do us a lot of good.

  3. I don’t know where the president has a hand in this menace. Some are advocating that President GEJ should cowardly leave office for insurgency to stop. What is the sense in that advocacy? Because he is a southerner, he should not rule Nigeria? Prominent northern politicians are sponsoring this extremists to kill their people and turn around to blame the president. These boko haram idiots were asked to come out and dialogue their grievances but they refused. They are cowards. If you are a northerner, DON’T EVER BLAME THE PRESIDENT FOR MAKING YOUR REGION UNGOVERNABLE.

  4. Just because people say it’s boko haram does not mean there are Muslims. We are not violent people, besides do if these people were really against the government don’t you think they might have killed a big government official by now(say a governor or someone higher up the chain of government). I think the so call people we call boko haram are infact a political group for the government. No one said just because someone is from the south he should not rule Nigeria, he should rule fearly which right now the president is not doing a good job of it. What is happening in Nigeria now is if you go against the president u end up loosing your job or something else entirely. We need change

  5. hello Nigerians, all that I have 2 said 2 us whether ur a Muslim or Christian less come 2 God & repent 4 our sin if realy we want God 2 intervent & put an end 2 dis killing and sheding of innocent blood, remember, sin is a reproarch 2 a nation & righteousnesss exault a nation. Every Nigerian should find a time @ his closet an pray 4 mercy of God upon our nation & upon urself so d early we realise & pray d better/fastest God will interven.

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