Unidentified gunmen Wednesday night shot and wounded Salisu Tanimu Atiku, a Personal Assistant to an APC governorship aspirant in Nasarawa State, Ahmed Aliyu Wadada, in Keffi LGA, the aspirant told Daily Trust yesterday.
Atiku sustained gunshot wounds on his back after the gunmen stopped his vehicle along the main gate of the state university in Keffi around 9:30 pm.
A relative of the victim, Yakubu Shehu, told Daily Trust yesterday that the gunmen brought Atiku down from his vehicle, seized two of his handsets, some money, shot him on his back while lying on the highway and took away his vehicle. Atiku was rushed to hospital and is now recuperating. The incident was reported at the divisional police station in Keffi.
Hon Ahmed Wadada said he didn’t know the motive behind the attack but that it was taken to the police for investigation.