Tension as Gov. Yahaya Bello Escapes Assassination Attempt

By Mohammed Bello Doka

In a shocking turn of events, an assassination attempt was made on the Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, CON, just a few kilometers away from Abuja. The incident occurred on Sunday, October22,2023, at approximately4pm, while the Governor was en route to an official engagement from Lokoja.

According to official reports from the Kogi State Government, the attackers, disguised in military uniforms, ambushed the Governor's convoy and unleashed a barrage of gunfire at his vehicle and other vehicles in the convoy. However, thanks to the swift response and bravery of the security personnel assigned to protect the Governor, their sinister plans were thwarted.

The attack unfolded in three separate locations, with the final barricade occurring near Kwali in the Federal Capital Territory at around4.20pm. The Governor's security team managed to repel the assailants and ensure the safety of Governor Bello and his entourage.

Following this harrowing incident, detailed accounts of the attacks have been meticulously documented and reported to the appropriate security agencies at both the state and national levels. This prompt action aims to facilitate a thorough investigation into the identity and motives of the unknown soldiers responsible for this heinous act.

The Kogi State Government, in collaboration with security agencies, is committed to ensuring the safety and security of all citizens. Governor Bello remains resolute in his dedication to serving the people of Kogi State and will not be deterred by such cowardly acts of violence.

As investigations into this assassination attempt continue, the public is urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities to the authorities. The Government assures the people of Kogi State that every effort will be made to bring the perpetrators of this crime to justice and maintain peace and stability in the region.

Post a Comment

Share your thoughts with ANN..

Previous Post Next Post