JUST IN: Community In Shock As Unknown Gunmen Attack Emir Of Yobe, Kill 3 Aides In Kaduna

Published 1 week ago by: onuigbo felicia
at 07:59 PM, 15/01/2020 (1 week ago)

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The Emir of Potiskum, Umaru Bubaram in shock as gunmen attacked his convoy on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, killing at least three of his aides.

the incident took place around Fandatio village, near Maraban Jos along the Kaduna-Zaria high way.

Confirming the incident, Gidado Ibrahim, a traditional title holder from Potiskum said the Emir on his way to Zaria in Kaduna when the gunmen opened fire on his convoy.

Ibrahim said the monarch was on a tour of some traditional institutions in the north as part of preparations for the official inauguration of the Potiskum Central Mosque,

Spokesman of the Kaduna state police command, Yakubu Sabo also confirmed the incident saying,
“We visited the scene of the incident and I am working on a statement to be issued. Give me sometime, you will soon receive the statement”

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