Unknown gunmen attacked the private residence of Vice President Namadi Sambo in the Tudun Wada area of Zaria on Monday morning engaging the two policemen on duty in a gun battle
A shoe cobbler at the scene of the shoot out was killed in the exchange of fire which also resulted in the two policemen sustaining injuries
Acting Police Public Relations Officer in Kaduna state, Abubakar Balteh who confirmed the incident said the two policemen are receiving treatment at the Ahmadu Bello Teaching Hospital Zaria. He however said no arrests had been made.
The house was uninhabited as it was razed down during the post election violence in the state last year and rennovation had just commenced on it
The Vice President went about his normal duties for the day chairing a meeting of the National Council on Privatization which lasted well into Monday Morning