Report reaching us says unknown gunmen have attacked the family home of Vice President Namadi Sambo on Baba Ahmed Road in Tudun Wada area of Zaria, Kaduna state.
The gunmen reportedly drove by the house and shot at two policemen guarding the house and fled the scene after the attack.
One person died from the attack when the gunmen engaged the Police in a gun battle.
Three gunmen reportedly came on a motor bike and opened fire on the police guards at the VP’s home at Baba Ahmed Road, Tudun Wada, Zaria.
The mobile policemen on guard engaged the assailants in a gun battle around 11.30 .am. However, a cobbler was hit by a stray bullet who died instantly.
Two police officers sustained bullet wounds on their legs and arms and have since been rushed to an undisclosed hospital.