Jan 19, 2013 – Ado Bayero, Emir Of Kano Escaped Assassination, Bomb Attack ; His Driver & 3 Bodyguards Killed
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero today escaped a close assassination attempt after some gunmen in an SUV threw bomb at his convoy today in Kano. www.naijagists.com
In the failed assassination attempt, his driver and 3 of his bodyguards were killed instantly.
Though earlier reports indicated that Emir of Kano has died in the attack, but reliable sources claim he is still alive.
According to a military source, Emir of Kano was attacked very close to the Hockey Field on Zoo Road off Total Gasoline gas station as Ado Bayero was returning from the Mussalaci Murtala where he helped launched an Islamic school.
The popular Emir luckily escaped the attack. He has been whisked to a secure location by Security operatives in the state.
We learnt JTF soldiers quickly moved to the scene of the attack with counter attack on the militants.
Captain Ikedichi Iweha who confirmed the attack said he is yet to get further details.