The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has condemned the attack on First Class Emir of Potiskum, Umaru and his aides, which led to the death of six people.
A further report revealed that the attack occurred while he was on his way to Zaria, around Fandatio village.
The President of the Senate who took to his Twitter account to react to the incident wrote: “I received the sad news of the attack on the convoy of the Emir of Potiskum, Alhaji Umaru Bubaram around Maraban Jos on Kaduna-Zaria road, where some of his aides were killed and others injured.”
“While praying for the quick recovery of the Emir and those injured in the attack, I want to express my deepest condolences to him and the family of those who lost their lives as a result of the sad incident.”
“It is my hope that the security agencies will ensure the quick rescue of those abducted in the incident and everyone with a hand in the heinous crime arrested and brought to justice.”