Politics 'Kaduna Bomb Blast was an Assassination Attempt'- Buhari



Former Military President of Nigeria,General Muhammadu Buhari has spoken out on the bomb blast in Kaduna which he survived yesterday.

In a statement issued last night Buhari said, "I was personally involved in a clearly targeted bomb attack today along Ali Akilu Road, Kawo -Kaduna at about 2:30pm on my way to Daura.

"The unfortunate event, clearly an assassination attempt, came from a fast moving vehicle that made many attempts to overtake my security car but was blocked by my escort vehicle. We reached the market area of Kawo where he took advantage of our slowing down and attempted to ram my car and instantly denoted the bomb which destroyed all the three cars in our convoy".

"Unfortunately, when I came out of my vehicle I saw many of dead bodies littered around. They were innocent people going about their daily business who became victims of mass murder. Thank God for his mercy, I came out unhurt but with three of my security staff sustaining minor injuries, they have since been treated in hospital and discharged", the former military ruler added.

See Pictures of Buhari's Damaged Convoy below

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