Emerging report reaching on Tuesday morning, indicates that a former Deputy Governor of Zamfara State, Ibrahim Wakkala, has sustained gunshot wounds from Monday night’s terrorists attack on an Abuja-Kaduna-bound train.
An Aide to the former Deputy Governor told Channels Television that Wakkala, who was returning from the APC National Convention which held on Saturday, was shot during the cross fire between the armed Fulani bandits terrorists and the Nigerian Military, and has been moved to a Military Hospital, in Kaduna, for treatment.
The Spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara State, Yusuf Idris, also confirmed the incident to Channels Television.
Idris stated that the former Deputy Governor was initially abducted by the terrorists during the attack,but was successfully rescued by the combined Forces of Department of State Security Services, DSS, and the Military
Idris said: “He was initially abducted, but was rescued by the DSS and Military, it was during the process he sustained gunshot injury in the leg.
“He is very okay now, he is receiving treatment at the Hospital, in Kaduna State.”