Governor Kashim Shettima.was on his way to a political rally at Gamboru-Ngala in the state when the attack occurred.
The deputy governor of the state Usman Durkwa, said he cannot confirm the attack.
” I am hearing it as rumour. I’m yet to get report on the attacks of Governor’s convoy,” Durwa said.
“They are yet to return from campaign rally in Mafa, Dikwa and Gambouru, a border town with Cameroon.”
According to Daily Trust, an unconfirmed number of people were killed in the terrorists attack.
About a dozen people have reportedly been missing too.