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Two Injured As Bandits Attack President Buhari’s Convoy In Katsina

The attackers opened fire on President Buhari’s convoy from ambush positions.

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked the convoy of President Muhammadu Buhari in Katsina State, wounding two officials.

Two Injured As Bandits Attack President Buhari’s Convoy In Katsina

President Buhari’s Convoy Attacked in Katsina

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement titled, “Gallant Presidential guards repel attack on advance team ahead of President’s visit”.

According to him, the convoy carrying the advance team of security guards, as well as protocol and media officers ahead of President Buhari’s trip to Daura for Sallah came under attack near Dutsinma in Katsina.

Shehu said the bandits opened fire on the convoy from ambush positions, but they were repelled by security operatives accompanying the convoy.

He stated that two persons in the convoy who sustained minor injuries were receiving treatment while all other persons made it safely to Daura.

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The statement reads: “GALLANT PRESIDENTIAL GUARDS REPEL ATTACK ON ADVANCE TEAM AHEAD OF PRESIDENT’S VISIT

“The Presidency has described as sad and unwelcome, the shooting incident near Dutsinma, Katsina State, at the convoy of cars carrying the Advance Team of security guards, protocol and media officers ahead of the President, Muhammadu Buhari’s trip to Daura for Sallah.

“The attackers opened fire on the convoy from ambush positions but were repelled by the military, police and DSS personnel accompanying the convoy.

“Two persons in the convoy are receiving treatment for the minor injuries they suffered. All the other personnel, staff and vehicles made it safely to Daura.”

KanyiDaily recalls that President Muhammadu Buhari had recently narrated how he narrowly escaped being killed in a bomb blast near the Kawo bridge, while travelling to Katsina State.

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