At least eight people were killed and many injured when an unidentified gunmen attacked the convoy of the Emir of Kaura Namoda in Zamfara State, Alhaji Sanusi Muhammad.
According to an eyewitness who escaped during the attack, said, “The Emir’s convoy was ambushed by the suspected gunmen along Zaria-Funtua highway while returning to Gusau from Abuja.
“The Emir was coming back to Zamfara from Abuja in the midnight in a convoy of his official vehicles.”
He said eight occupants of the Toyota Hilux, including the driver, were all shot dead by the gunmen, but “the Emir escaped unhurt”.
He explained that among those killed in the attack, are three policemen.
The Katsina State Police Public Relations Officer, Isa Gambo, who confirmed the incident said, “I am aware of the case.”