by Stanley Azuakola
The news out of Kano this evening isn’t a good one.
Unknown gunmen attacked the convoy of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero in Kano. Although the Emir escaped unhurt, his driver was not so lucky as he was killed in the attack.
Emir Ado Bayero was reportedly returning from a religious function at the mosque. As guards began firing traditional dane guns to signify the emir’s exit, the gunmen struck.. They opened fire on the emir from a motorcycle.
No one has claimed responsibility yet for the attack.