JUST IN: Atiku’s convoy attacked in Borno

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The convoy of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, was attacked in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Wednesday.

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In a video seen on social media, a group of people was seen running in different directions as gunshots rent the air.

The presidential campaign trail of the opposition party landed in Borno, an All Progressives Congress (APC) controlled state, on Wednesday.

Journalist101 reports claimed they saw vandalised vehicles in the convoy of Atiku at Ramat Square in Maiduguri, the state capital.

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The 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 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.