An attack on the campaign motorcade of Kano Central senatorial candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdussalam Abdulkarim, in Gayawa village, Kano State, has left at least 17 people injured.
Daily Trust reported that the candidate fondly called AA Zaura, narrowly escaped the attack unhurt, as more than 10 campaign vehicles were vandalized.
Zaura’s media aide, Ibrahim Mua’azzam, told the publication that the incident occurred when they were returning from a condolence visit.
“Our interim assessment of the damage caused by this inimical act has so far revealed 17 minor and major casualties.
“The major casualties are undergoing treatment at the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital. We also have 17 cars damaged.”