A former Deputy Governor of Zamfara State, Ibrahim Wakkala, has sustained gunshot wounds in Monday’s terrorist attack on a Kaduna-bound train.

The train conveying hundreds of passengers from Abuja to Kaduna was attacked by gunmen suspected to be bandits between Katari and Rijana in Kaduna State.

The spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State, Yusuf Idris confirmed the incident.

Idris said the former Deputy Governor was initially abducted by the terrorists during the attack and was successfully rescued by the combined forces of DSS and Military

“He was initially abducted but was rescued by the DSS and military, it was during the process he sustain gunshot injury in the leg.”

“He is very okay now, he is receiving treatment at the hospital in Kaduna state.” Idris added

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