Emir Of Potiskum Discloses His Ordeal With Boko Haram Attack

9jatoday recalls that Emir of Potiskum’s convoy was on Tuesday attacked along Kaduna-Zaria road by the deadly Islamic sect known as Boko Haram, a terrible attack which resulted in the death of four aides of the Emir.

His Royal Highness Alhaji Umaru Bubaram Ibn Wuriwa Bauya, has on Friday briefed newsmen that the incident was fearful and terrifying that he has to trek for about two hours in the bush in other to save his own life.

9jatoday understands that the Emir gave the briefing after his return to the Palace in Potiskum, Yobe State from the hospital in Kaduna, after some medical check-up.

Alhaji Wuriwa thanked the Almighty Allah for sparing his life and other members of his convoy who survived the horrible attack.

However, Emir of Potiskum expressed his sadness with the death of four of his aides, and also the other one missing.

He, therefore, urge every citizen to please give their full support to the federal government on security measures.

Meanwhile, 9jatoday in another news reported that some gunmen suspected to be members of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram has carried out another attack on the Maiduguri Highway on Thursday, killing three people and went away with other seven.

According to security sources, the Boko Haram had carried out the operation between Jakana -Auno at about 11:15 a.m. on Thursday.

The source who chose to be anonymity told a correspondent with the Punch newspaper that the three persons were slaughtered and their corpses were left beside the highway around Auno village, while they forcefully went away with other seven passengers.


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