Terrorists attack the convoy of the Zamfara commissioner.

Terrorists attack Zamfara commissioner?s convoy

When terrorists attacked Hajia Zainab Lawal Gummi’s convoy, she narrowly escaped death. She is the Zamfara State Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs.


On Tuesday, August 30, at around 6 p.m., at Kwanar Dogon-Karfe, along the Sokoto-Zamfara federal highway in the Bakura Local Government Area, the terrorists started shooting at the convoy of three vehicles.

The commissioner, who was in transit from Sokoto to Gusau, Zamfara’s capital, confirmed the attack saying she’s hale and hearty.


“None of us were hurt or harmed because we narrowly escaped the ghastly attack despite several shots fired at my car,” she said.


It was gathered that the terrorists were crossing the federal road on their way to their hideout when they ran into the commissioner’s convoy.


Confirming the incident, spokesperson for the State Police Command, Mohammed Shehu, said investigation is ongoing.


“The command is presently investigating the incident with a view to address attacks in the area and bring to book all identified perpetrators.” he added.

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