NNPP Senatorial Candidate Escapes Assassination In Nasarawa
Dr Wakili Kabir-Muhammad, the senatorial candidate of the New Nigeria Individuals’s Occasion within the 2023 normal election within the western zone of Nasarawa State, has escaped being killed.
He escaped an assassination try by yet-to-be-identified gunmen.
It was gathered that the gunmen invaded his residence on the Authorities Reserved Space in Keffi Native Authorities Space of the state, on the weekend.
The senatorial candidate had filed a petition earlier than the Election Petition Tribunal difficult the declaration of Ahmed Wadada of the Social Democratic Occasion, because the winner of the Nasarawa West Senatorial Zone election by the Unbiased Nationwide Election Fee.
Addressing journalists on the incident in Lafia on Monday, Kabir-Muhammad, who mentioned the incident had a political undertone, added that he had reported the matter to the Police Space Command in Keffi LGA.
He mentioned, “I need to describe what transpired on this regard as having two elementary points; one is political, whereas the opposite may not be informed now, which is finest recognized to me. After all, we’re suspecting some individuals from our enterprise and political circles.
“Clearly, I narrowly escaped dying yesterday as a result of the unknown gunmen got here in full drive, as I used to be informed by my household, whom they met throughout their operations, and threatened to kill in the event that they didn’t disclose my whereabouts.
“I used to be additionally informed that 4 of the hoodlums that broke into my lodging had been in possession of three AK rifles and a pistol. Their intention was in direction of me as a result of they stored on asking about my whereabouts, however they had been informed I left for a gathering with my spouse and so they couldn’t do something however put all of my household at gunpoint.
“Most of those troubles emanated from political jingoism, and we’re going to examine this concern totally, via the constituted authorities.”
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer within the state, DSP Ramhan Nansel, mentioned the police command had but to obtain official data on the matter.