Hoodlums attack an APC senatorial candidate’s convoy in Kano, leaving 17 injured

A weekend attack by hoodlums on the convoy of the All Progressive Congress, APC, senatorial candidate for Kano Central, Abdulsalam Zaura, resulted in no fewer than 17 persons injured.

According to reports, the incident happened on Saturday night when the senatorial candidate was leaving Gayawa Village in the Ungogo Local Government Area after a condolence visit. They were assaulted at Gadar Katako in Rimin Kebe, which borders the Ungogo and Nassarawa local governments.

No fewer than 17 of the supporters were hurt in the attack and were being treated at the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital in the state, according to Zaura’s media aide, Ibrahim Mua’azzam, who confirmed the event in a statement yesterday.

“An interim assessment of the damage caused by this act has so far revealed 17 minor and major casualties. The major casualties are undergoing treatment at the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital. We also have 17 cars damaged,” he stated.

He added, “Zaura want to assure victims of the attack that they would be taken care of absolutely. We can also assure you that all legal means will be taken against the culprit, and I can tell you they will be brought to book.”



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