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Hoodlums attack Atiku’s wife in Ibadan

Wife of a former Vice president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party , Alhaji Atiku Abubakar , Titi , was on Friday evening attacked by suspected political thugs at Sarkin Sasa house in Ojoo area of Ibadan , Oyo State .

Mrs. Abubakar had arrived in the city two days ago to solicit support for her husband ’ s presidential bid .

An eyewitness told our correspondent that she had had a fruitful discussion with Sarkin Sasa and the Hausa community in the area when the hoodlums attacked her convoy .

Some of the supporters in the convoy were said to have been injured in the attack .

A chieftain of the PDP in the state , Alhaji Bisi Olopoenia , confirmed the development to our correspondent but said the party was investigating the attack on the harmless visitors .

He said there were insinuations that the attackers demanded money from the visitors and after they were allegedly given, some of them still went ahead to foment trouble .

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