Vice President, Yemi Osinbanjo, made an unannounced visit to Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, on Wednesday 1st july 2015
VP Osinbajo arrived at 10:43am and shortly after he visited Nigerians forced to flee their homes from Boko Haram terrorist attacks. He met them at a nearby Internally Displaced Person (IDP) camp.
Roadways were blocked and heavily guarded by Nigerian soldiers who were placed there to ensure that the VP’s convoy moved safely through the Maiduguri streets. Maiduguri still experiences frequent terrorist attacks and suicide bombings.