EIGHT have been killed after bandits attacked the convoy of the Emir of Kaura Namoda, HRH Sanusi Muhammad Asha.
Emir Muhammad Asha’s convoy was attacked along Zaria-Funtua road on Thursday night. Among the dead were the Emir’s driver, two palace guards, three police escorts and two traditional titleholders.
The monarch was on his way back to town from Abuja when the incident occurred.
Before his appointment as emir, Muhammad Asha was a Major in the Nigerian Army.
The incident happened on the same day that the abducted schoolboys from Kankara, regained their freedom.