A group of political thugs, on Monday, March 16, attacked the convoy of the Aisha Buhari, the wife of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari in Kwara State.
Mrs Buhari and some counterparts were said to have been returning from a visit to the Emir of Ilorin, Ibrahim Zulu-Gambari when the incident took place.
10 of the vehicles in the convoy were reportedly left damage but no one wa harmed.
News of the attack was announced via a statement released the APC Chairman for the state, Ishola Balogun Fulani. It reads:
“It will be recalled that the APC has repeatedly reported to the police and other security agencies about the plan by the PDP to cause violence and mayhem before, during and after the forthcoming general elections.”
“A worrisome incident took place today,16th of March, 2015 during the visit of Hajia Aishat Buhari, wife of APC presidential candidate. Her convoy was attacked around a film house along Emir road, Ilorin. About 10 vehicles were vandalised.”
“It was reliably gathered that this plan was hatched and executed by Alh Yinka Aluko and his cohort. We also have it on good authority that two of the PDP thugs have been apprehended by the Police. We are using this medium again to call the Police and other security agencies to be alert and call PDP to order.”
The attack has been confirmed by the Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Salihu Garba who assured that investigations had commenced into the incident.