Achadu Gabriel, Jalingo
The APC gubernatorial candidate for Taraba state, Alhaji Sani Abubakar Danladi, and his political team were attacked in Wukari local government area of Taraba state, while on campaign tour.
The APC candidate, who kicked off his local government campaign on Thursday in Ibi, was said to be returning to Jalingo when angry youths in Wukari attacked his convoy, killed 3 persons and burnt down 10 cars, as others sustained serious degree of injuries.
Speaking on the incident, the spokesman of the APC in Taraba, Mr Aaron Artimas, told our correspondent that with the help of security forces, some of them were rescued to Ibi Town as the angry youths still launched their attacks on them.
As at the time of filing this report, our correspondent said security agencies had secured the victims, while those injured were receiving treatment in various hospitals in Ibi.