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Atiku’s convoy attacked in Borno, many injured

  The convoy of Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was on Wednesday attacked in Maiduguri, Bo...

 

The convoy of Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was on Wednesday attacked in Maiduguri, Borno State.


In a video circulating on social media, a group of people were seen running in different directions as gunshots rent the air.


Atiku’s campaign train was earlier in Borno, today, an All Progressives Congress (APC) controlled State.


A source that reported the news to NigerianEye saw the vandalised vehicles in the convoy of Atiku at Ramat Square in Maiduguri, the State capital.


Senator Dino Malaye, the spokesman of the Atiku Campaign, alleged the attack was carried out by the ruling party in Borno.


Melaye also alleged that more than 70 people were hospitalized.


“They wanted to prevent us from holding the campaign; as we speak, 74 people were injured and hospitalized.


“Several vehicles were vandalised by APC thugs,” he said


At of the time of filing this report, the APC is yet to react to Melaye’s allegation.

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