Tuesday, January 22, 2013

NIGERIA: Fresh Killing In Kano After Ban On Motor Bikes

In what had been a wave of attacks allegedly by motor cyclists which had compelled the acting governor of Kano State Abdullahi Umar Ganduje to place a ban on commercial motor cycles within the city's metropolis Tuesday, January 22, 2013, making it illegal for motor bike taxis to operate, which was due to take effect Thursday, January 24, 2013, seems to have attracted the city's assassins who over the months have made Kano a hub of extra judicial killings.

Within few hours Acting Governor Ganduje declared it illegal for commercial motor bikes to operate in the city, no fewer than five people were slain in the Dakata area of the city Tuesday, January 22, 2013.

On Saturday, January 19, 2013, the Emir of Kano Ado Bayero's convoy was attacked in which five people were killed. The Emir and his two sons who survived the assassins' bullets were flown to London Sunday, January 20, 2013 where they are now receiving treatment at a London hospital.
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