I trekked in the bush for hours


I trekked in the bush for hours - Emir of Potiskum recounts encounter with bandits that killed 6 people in attack against his convoy

The Emir of Potiskum in Yobe State, Umaru Bubaram has narrated his encounter with bandits who killed 6 people during an attack against his convoy at Kaduna-Zaria highway.


Recall LIB reported that 4 aides of the Emir and 2 passengers of a bus were killed by the bandits during the attack which also left many injured. 


Recounting his ordeal with newsmen, Bubaram said he trekked in the bush for hours till the shootings was a bit far off from him. He also disclosed that he slept overnight in the bush after the attack. 


Emir of Potiskum said; 


“We were just about thirty seconds from our discussion then the sound of gunshots erupted. The gunshots were unbelievable. It was just like a war field. 

“Instantly, I saw my pilot driver swerved and then hit a standing vehicle. I suspected the shooting affected him and the police people around him.

“As the shooting was going on, we decided to abandon our vehicles and take to safety. God in His infinite mercy led me to…

Source: Linda Ikeji