Convoy of Kano Governor, Abdullahi attacked by bandits

SUSPECTED bandits have attacked the convoy of Kano State Governor Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, on their way back to Kano from Zamfara State.

Circumstances leading to the attack could not be ascertained but it was learnt that there wasa a shootout between security operatives attached to the convoy of the Governor and the armed bandits.G

Ganduje was in Zamfara to attend the formal defection of Governor Bello Matawale into the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

He was said to have joined the Jigawa State Governor, Muhammadu Abubakar Badaru, back to Kano, explaining why he was not in his convoy.

A source saud that Ganduje was not happy that his convoy did not fill their tanks for the return journey, and he ordered them to proceed while he joined Badaru.

However, on their way back to Kano, the convoy came under heavy gun attacks from the bandits but was repealed by the security operatives in the convoy just as three Police officers sustained minor bullet injuries while the convoy ambulance was riddled with bullets.

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