The Presidency has confirmed that the advanced team of President Muhammadu Buhari was attacked by bandits in his home; Katsina.
Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media to the President in a statement said the attackers injured 2 officials in the ambush.
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.”