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LAWMAKER ESCAPES GUNMEN AMBUSH IN PLATEAU

The Newly elected member representing Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Musa Agah Avia escaped an attack by gunmen on Tuesday night.

This is contained in a statement signed by the National Secretary of Irigwe Development Association, Danjuma Dickson Auta.

According to the statement, the lawmaker alongside his wife and children as well as his personal assistant and driver were ambushed along twin hill in Miango chiefdom of Bassa local government area of Plateau State.

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Although they all escaped unhurt the car was battered with gunshot bullets as the driver against all odds bravely manoeuvred the vehicle amidst the sporadic shooting by the attackers.

The statement however, added that two others who were on a motorcycle and ahead of the lawmaker’s vehicle ran into the ambush and were killed by the attackers.

 

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