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Gombe ex-governor petitions IGP, DSS, others, says governor Inuwa wants to assassinate him



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Senator Mohammed Danjuma Goje representing Gombe Central Senatorial district has petitioned the Inspector General of Police, DSS, AGF and other security heads alledging assassination attempt against him by Gombe State governor.

The lawmaker in the petition accused the State governor, Alhaji Inuwa Yahaya who he said has detailed his Aide-de-camp, SP Zulaidaini Abba and Chief Security Officer to the governor, Sani Bajoga of attempting to eliminate when his convoy was blocked on Friday on his way from the airport to attend a wedding ceremony of his grand daughter.

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The former governor said, the assassination attempt was against him and his personal Assistant, Adamu Manga.

The petition which was written by his Lawyer, VC Nwadike Esq dated 8th November, 2021 and received by Inspector General of Police, Attorney General of Federation and Director General of Department of State Services asked the IGP to investigate the matter with the aim of bringing officers involved to justice by prosecuting them after disciplinary action has been taken. adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The Service Number of the ADC according to the petitioner is AP/No:118814 and that of Chief Security Officer is AP/No: 57675.

The petition reads, “That on the 5th day of November, 2021, our client came into Gombe through the Gombe International Airport at about 10:30 hours , to attend the wedding ceremony of his relative and some of his constituent supporters and admirers came to the airport to welcome and accompany him home.

“On their way to our client’s home, his personal Assistant and others with them were brutally attacked with guns, cutlass and other dangerous weapons by SP Zulaidaini Abba and Sani Bajoga, CSO to the governor of Gombe State.

“It was by whiskers and the Grace of Allah that our client escaped death, but his personal Assistant was not lucky as he was seriously injured by the attackers with cutlasses.

“At a place near the Gombe International Airport Conference Center, Bauchi-Gombe fede al highway, ADC and CSO leading Kawu Keep , Sanusi Attacker, Danjuma Skade and many others came with several vehicles belonging to the government house and numerous thugs behind them.

“The officers with the aid of the Vehicles of the government, blocked the highway, stopped the movement of our client and those with him for hours.

“The ADC and the CSO, commanded the numerous thugs bearing matches , short axes, knives, different shaped hard and dried sticks hitherto shielded by them , to attack our client and those with him.

“Our client was fortunate not to be killed but his personal Assistant, Adamu Manga in the same vehicle with our client received several matchets cut aimed at shoulder level under the supposition that our client was the one being matcheted

“In course of the unleashed attacks on our client and those with him, person (including one Isah Abdullahi M of Pantami Quarters Gombe) were killed. numerous vehicles were burnt, and damaged.”

CAPITAL POST on Friday reported that Goje’s convoy was blocked on his way from the airport by suspected thugs loyal to the State governor.


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