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In Kano, Hoodlums Attack APC Senatorial Candidate’s Convoy, Injure 17

Over the course of the weekend, hoodlums attacked Abdulsalam Zaura, the All Progressive Congress’s (APC) senatorial candidate for Kano Central, resulting in no fewer than 17 people being injured.

It was learned that the incident happened on Saturday night while the senatorial candidate was coming from a condolence visit to Gayawa village in the Ungogo Local Government Area when they were attacked near Gadar Katako of Rimin Kebe, which borders the Ungogo and Nassarawa Local Governments.

Zaura’s media aide, Ibrahim Mua’azzam, confirmed the incident in a statement yesterday, December 18th, and stated that at least 17 of the supporters were wounded in the attack and were being treated at the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital in the state.

In his words: “An interim assessment of the damage caused by this act has so far revealed 17 minor and major casualties. The major casualties are undergoing treatment at the Murtala Muhammad Specialists Hospital. We also have 17 Cars damaged.”

“Zaura want to assure victims of the attack that they would be taken care of absolutely. We can also assure you that all legal means will be taken against the culprit and I can tell you they would be brought to book,” Mua’azzam stated.

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