Suspected Boko Haram members attacked and killed four United Nation’s World Food Programme (WFP) aides that were conveying food items to residents of Ngala, Borno state over the weekend. The sect members hauled away the food items that were being transported.
In a statement released this morning, the spokeswoman of the agency, Jane Howard, said
“WFP can confirm that a convoy escorted by the Nigerian military including WFP-hired trucks was the subject of an attack by armed groups 35 km southwest of Ngala in Borno State on Saturday. Four people, including the driver of a WFP-hired truck and a driver’s assistant, were killed in the incident. WFP is working with the authorities to determine the whereabouts of the trucks”