By Stanley Azuakola
A Chinese chef was today shot dead by gunmen in Gubio, Borno. State. Until his death, he was working as a chef for a construction company in Borno State. His death was confirmed by an official of the company.
Even though Borno has been hit severely by terrorist attacks since the rise of Boko Haram, the shooting in the town of Gubio may have been
motivated by robbery.
“One of our Chinese workers, a cook, was killed by some gunmen who stormed the livestock section of the market where he had gone to buy a
lamb in the company of two local staff,” said Albert Audu, of the China Geo-Engineering Corporation (CGC).
The chef wasn’t the only one killed in the attack, as a livestock vendor in the market was also shot dead.
Reports say that the alleged gunmen ran off with
The Chinese construction company, CGC, is working on a road project in Gubio, which roughly 80 kilometres (50miles) from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state.
A military spokesman said he was yet to be informed of the attack.