Emir of Kaura Namoda in Zamfara State – Alhaji Sanusi Muhammadu Asha has been attacked by unknown gunmen; leading to the death of eight members of his convoy.
According to reports, the ruler was said to be returning from Abuja when his convoy was ambushed at the Zaria-Fantua axis.
The Emir who survived had sought refuge at the Funtua Police Station in Katsina State.
The deceased which includes the emir’s driver, two palace guards, three police escorts and two others; were laid to rest yesterday.
The Zamfara State Police Commissioner, Mr.Usman Nagogo, also confirmed the attack; condemning the act.