According to reports, on Sunday, July 30, two Nigerian senators, Shehu Sani and Suleiman Hunkuyi, were reportedly attacked by thugs during a press briefing in Kaduna.
Premium Times reported that Mr Sani, the senator representing Kaduna Central, confirmed the development. He said the attackers were sponsored by Kaduna state government stating that he and Mr Hunkuyi, a a senator from Kaduna north, had organized the press conference over alleged “manipulation of the party (APC in the state)” by Governor Nasir
The lawmaker alleged that he had been having a running political battle with El-Rufai. He said some journalists were also attacked and one of them is being hospitalized.