The security operatives attached to the convoy of Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, engaged shootout against some armed bandits along Shema in Katsina State on their way back to Kano from Zamfara State.
According to report, governor Ganduje was not in the convoy as at the time bandits attacked the convoy.
Recall, Ganduje was in Zamfara to attend the formal defection of Governor Bello Matawale into the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The report gathered that after the event, Ganduje joined the Jigawa State Governor, Muhammadu Abubakar Badaru, back to Kano, which explains why he was not in his convoy.
A source told Vanguard that Ganduje was not happy that his convoy did not fill their tanks for the return journey and he ordered them to proceed while he joined Badaru.
However, three police officers sustained minor bullet injuries, while the convoy ambulance was riddled with bullets.
Another vehicle was said to have lost its tires after being hit by bullets. It however managed to drive to a safer place before the tires were changed.