The convoy of the Presidential candidate of the The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar was allegedly attacked today by yet-to-be identified gunmen.
The presidential campaign trail of the opposition party landed in Borno, an All Progressives Congress (APC) controlled state, on Wednesday.
Vandalised vehicles were seen in the convoy of Atiku at Ramat Square in Maiduguri, the state capital.
Spokesman of the Atiku Campaign, Senator Dino Malaye, blamed the attack on the ruling party in Borno.
Melaye lamented that more than 70 people were hospitalised.
“They wanted to prevent us from doing holding the campaign, as we speak, 74 people were injured and hospitalised.
“Several vehicles were vandalised by APC thugs.”
The APC is yet to react to Melaye’s allegation as of the time of filing this report.
More details to follow..