Bandits have attacked President Buhari convoy.
Newsone reports that bandits have attacked the convoy of President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari on its way to Katsina State, Northwest Nigeria.
This online news platform understands that during the attack on President Buhari convoy, a few security operatives were hit as the convoy repelled the bandits.
Newsone Nigeria reports that the convoy was carrying the President’s advance team to Katsina, preparatory to the Sallah holidays. President Buhari was not in the convoy of the team.
Reacting to the attack, the Presidency confirmed the attack on the convoy carrying President Muhammadu Buhari’s advance team. This was disclosed in a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President, Media & Publicity, Garba Shehu.
The statement read, “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.”