Kaduna State Police Command has said that thee campaign office of the Senator representing Kaduna Central District, Shehu Sani, has been attacked by unknown gunmen.
According to reports, some supporters of the lawmaker were meeting at the campaign office on Saturday when the incident occurred.
Suleiman Sule, personal aide to the Senator confirmed the invasion by gunmen.
Casualties were not reported and it yet to be established who were behind the attack.
“Police officers have already cordoned the office area,” said Sule
Residents of the area said the attackers came in large numbers.
“They were all with dangerous weapons and all headed across the road where Shehu Sanis office was. They dispersed some people who were holding meeting in the office,” one resident said.
“Thank God it is a busy area and there is always the presence of police officers. Before it could get out of hand they thugs ran away.”
One Abba Danjuma, an Inspector, confirmed the incident, but called for clam.
“The Kaduna Police are on top of the situation as our officers have arrived the scene and investigation has begun. There was also no report of casualty at the moment,” the Police said.
Sani has been having a running battle with the state Governor Nasir El-Rufai and some APC leaders in the state.
This led to his suspension from the party and the rumbling that has followed. The Senator, according to those who suspended him, made of Ward Chairman and 11 local government chairmen of APC in the state, said he was suspended for “his continuous refusal to show remorse for his actions and seek forgiveness from any level of the party in the state”, among other allegations.
Immediately he was suspended last week, he attacked the Governor, calling him a “dubious progressive”.