Bandits Attack Kaduna Monarch’s Convoy, Riddle Car With Bullets

Gov. Nasir-El-Rufai of Kaduna State

As of the time of filing this report, the Kaduna Command of the Nigeria Police Force had yet to confirmed the attack.

The spokesman of the Command, ASP Mohammed Jalige neither picked our correspondent’s call nor respond to a text message sent to his telephone.

Some bandits were said to have attacked the convoy of the 73-year-old Emir of Birnin Gwari, Alhaji Zubairu Jibril Mai Gwari II, along the dreaded Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Highway.

The incident, according to a source, occurred on Tuesday evening while the monarch was on his way to Kaduna.

Although no life was lost during the attack, the royal father, a first-class chief, was said not to be in the convoy as of the time of the attack.

The source noted that the emir was somewhere else when the bandits struck.

Birnin-Gwari, a gateway to the Southern part of the country had over the years been bedevilled by banditry, kidnapping and armed robbery.

As of the time of filing this report, the Kaduna

Command of the Nigeria Police Force had yet to confirmed the attack.

The spokesman of the Command, ASP Mohammed Jalige neither picked our correspondent’s call nor respond to a text message sent to his telephone.

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