Gunmen attack residence of former Sports Minister, Damishi Sango


Suspected armed bandits have attacked the residence of former Minister of Sports, Damishi Sango, in Plateau state at Danwal, Ganawuri after Vom, in Riyom Local Government Area around 9:00pm on Wednesday, March 31.

The gunmen stormed the residence, shooting sporadically into the air injuring two security details and a boy. The gunmen also carted away with the rifles of the security details.

Confirming the attack to newsmen, the spokesman of the Plateau Police Command, ASP. Gabriel Ubah, said

“The Command is aware of the incident at Riyom and the victims have been rushed to the hospital where they are receiving treatment.

I am not aware yet whether they were dispossessed of their rifles.

A team of detectives and intelligence officers have already commenced investigation and manhunt for the criminals.”

Ubah said the former Minister and his family members are safe and unhurt.