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29th September 2022
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President Buhari’s Advance Convoy Attacked By Gunmen

President Buhari's Advance Convoy Attacked By Gunmen
President Buhari's Advance Convoy Attacked By Gunmen

President Buhari’s advance convoy which were an advanced team of security guards, protocol and media officers ahead of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s trip to Daura for Sallah were attacked on Tuesday by gunmen.

The Presidency which confirmed the attack on President Buhari’s advance convoy, described Tuesday’s attack by gunmen as sad and unwelcome, the shooting incident near Dutsinma, Katsina State.

The attackers opened fire on the President Buhari’s convoy from ambush positions but were repelled by the military, police and DSS personnel accompanying the convoy, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Mr Garba Shehu said in a statement in Abuja.

He said 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,” he said.

The statement reads: “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.”

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