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BREAKING: Terrorists attack President Buhari’s convey in Katsina

 

Terrorists in their large numbers have on Tuesday attacked the advance convoy of President Muhammadu Buhari in Katsina State.

 

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a State House Press Release on Tuesday said that a convoy of cars carrying the advance team of security guards, as well as protocol and media officers ahead of the President’s trip to Daura for Sallah came under attack near Dutsinma in Katsina.

 

According to Shehu, the attackers opened fire on the convoy from ambush positions, but were repelled by joint operatives of the Military, Police and Department of State Services in the convoy.

 

Two persons in the convoy sustained minor injuries and are receiving attention.

 

The release.

 

GALLANT PRESIDENTIAL GUARDS REPEL ATTACK ON ADVANCE TEAM AHEAD OF PRESIDENT’S VISIT

 

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.

 

Garba Shehu

Senior Special Assistant to the President

(Media & Publicity)

July 5, 2022

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