Tension as Thugs Attack Nigerian Governor's Aide in Northern State

Tension as Thugs Attack Nigerian Governor's Aide in Northern State

  • Abubakar Bakarabe Kofar Na’isa, an aide of the governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje was attacked on Sunday night, October 9
  • Kofar Na’isa alleged that his attackers were members of the Kwankwasiyya movement (Kwankwaso's political group)
  • The Kano state governor's aide said he was stabbed with a knife, adding that his phone was carted away

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Kano - Suspected thugs have reportedly attacked Abubakar Bakarabe Kofar Na’isa, the senior special assistant to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state, and carted away his phone.

The thugs, according to a report by Daily Trust, are suspected to be followers of the Kwankwasiyya movement.

Abubakar Bakarabe Kofar Na’isa/Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano/Kwankwasiyya movement
Abubakar Bakarabe Kofar Na’isa, aide of Governor Ganduje of Kano, alleged that thugs suspected to be followers of the Kwankwasiyya movement attacked him. Photo credit: Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje OFR
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Kwankwasiyya movement is the political group of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) presidential candidate, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.

Kofar Na’isa alleged that he was stabbed with a knife, and many passersby were terrorised at Kofar Danagundi by the suspects on Sunday evening, October 9.

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How the attack happened, Kofar Nai’sa narrates

Kofar Nai’sa was reported to have narrated his experience:

“The thugs might have been exploiting gatherings of people and committing their atrocities, intimidating them and seizing their personal properties.
“I was attacked by thugs today at Kofar Dan Agundi who stabbed me with knife and took away my mobile phone containing my MTN line.
“Luckily for me in God’s grace I have not sustained any serious injury but they were able to cart away my phone."

The Kwankwasiya movement is yet to react to the allegation.

Ifeanyi Ubah's convoy: Aide who survived attack opens up, reveals why lawmaker is still alive, video emerge

In a related development, a media aide to the lawmaker representing Anambra South senatorial district, Ifeanyi Ubah has revealed how the senator survived the Sunday, September 11, gunmen attack.

Kameh Ogbonna, in a statement, said Ubah was able to escape the deadly attack on his convoy by gunmen in Anambra because he was riding in a bulletproof vehicle.

According to Ogbonna, if not for the vehicle, the Anambra lawmaker would have been dead by now.

Former Kano governor reveals how Kwankwaso betrayed him, gives key details

In another report, the former governor of Kano state, Ibrahim Shekarau, has accused Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso of betraying him.

Shekarau, while speaking on Channels Television's Politics Today on Thursday, September 1, alleged that Kwankwaso also betrayed him after he had joined the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP).

Stating that the only guiding principle for politicians remains the protection of their image and integrity, Shekarau added that he threw away his re-election to the red chamber by joining the Peoples Democratic Party.

Source: Legit.ng

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