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Emergency rule: Gunmen shot dead fuel station manager in Borno


Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram members ,  yesterday ,shot dead a General Manager (name withheld) of one of the fuel stations in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.

This is coming barely few hours after President Goodluck Jonathan ordered the immediate release of all Boko Haram sect, including their wives and children from detention.

Our Correspondent gathered that the gunmen laid ambush on the deceased in Ajilari/Railway crossing ward of Maiduguri metropolis and shot him dead on his way to his house after performing the Magrib prayers in a nearby Mosque at about 6:30pm.

A resident of the area told our Correspondent that the gunmen after killing the General Manager, fled without being arrested.

He said, “I was about entering my house when I saw three people in a Keke Napep (tricycle) riding towards the house of the General Manager, and before I know it, I heard gunshots, which led to many people around the area running helter scelter for their safety, I quickly entered my house, and because of the curfew imposed on the state capital as well as the emergency rule, we had to remain indoors, until this morning 8am that we saw his corpse still lying without being attended to”. He narrated.


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