The convoy of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was attacked in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Wednesday.
In a video that has gone viral on social media, a group of people were seen running in different directions as the gunmen shot sporadically into different directions
Several vehicles in the convoy of Atiku at Ramat Square in Maiduguri, the state capital were vandalized.
Spokesman of the Atiku Campaign, Senator Dino Malaye, blamed the attack on the ruling party in Borno.
Melaye lamented that more than 70 people were hospitalised.
“They wanted to prevent us from holding the campaign, as we speak, 74 people were injured and hospitalised.
“Several vehicles were vandalised by APC thugs.” Efforts to make the ruling APC react to the development did not yield result as at the time of filling this report.