The attacked which happened between Monguno and Baga areas of the state also left many injured including civilians.
Among the dead were security personnel comprising eight policemen, three soldiers, four Civilian Joint Task Force operatives.
A Commander of the Civilian JTF, Muazu Alhaji Misiya on Sunday, September 27, posted photos of the security operatives killed and wounded in the attack.
“Fallen heroes. Rest in peace.” he wrote.
It was gathered that the governor had left Maiduguri for Baga that Friday, to prepare for the planned return of internally displaced persons from Maiduguri to the camps in Baga.
The attack is the second attack on the governor’s convoy in recent times around Baga.
See more photos of the dead and injured persons below…