Boko Haram Kills Ex-Gov Sheriff’s Associate, Fulawama In Maiduguri…Attacks Police Station, Church, School
Dreaded islamist sect, Boko Haram launched a deadly attack in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital today killing an associate of the former governor of the State, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and renowned businessman, Alhaji Mustapha Fulawama.
According to ireports-ng.com, Fulawama’s murder in front of his house at Polo ward at about 10.16am local time by two Boko Haram gunmen came barely 24 hours after the sect militants stormed Chibok, a peaceful community south of Borno and set ablaze the Divisional Police Station in the town, a Bible College, a primary school and a telephone mast .
Fulawama’s assailants were said to have arrived his house in an unmarked car and waited in front of the house for the the deceased who was driving out of his house with two other occupants when they opened fire fire on him.
While confirming the killing of Flawama, JTF spokesman, Lieutenant Colonel Sagir Musa in a statement today said: ”Suspected Boko Haram shot at and killed Alhaji Mustafa Fulamawa, a close political associate of the former Governor of Borno State, Alhaji Ali Modu Sherrif at Polo area of Maiduguri at about 8:00 am today (Wednesday). They also made away with an undisclosed amount of money. The JTF troops arrived the scene and cordoned off the area. Search is ongoing to arrest the terrorists responsible.”
JTF also said a cordon and search operation was conducted at Budum, Gangimari, Kofa Biyu and Shehuri South on Monday during which troops recovered seven cartons of recorded cassettes containing preachings of the late Boko Haram leader, Mohammed Yusuf and also “some other exhibits and photographs that are currently being analysed by the JTF operatives.”
While also confirming the Chibok incident, Lt Col Musa said ”Suspected Boko Haram attacked Chibok Village at about 8: 00 pm on Tuesday 30 October, 2012. The attackers burnt a police station and killed one student of a Chibok School. The intervention of troops prevented the terrorists from doing much damage in the town.”