Speeding Driver shot in kaduna Governor's House

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By Femi Adi/ Kaduna

A man who drove dangerously into Government House in Kaduna state was shot by soldiers today, on suspicion that he could be a suicide bomber.

The suspect said to be a director of the Ministry of Information, was shot on the legs after he snubbed soldiers flagging him to stop.

The shooting happened at about 1:15pm today.

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Governor Ibrahim Yakowa was away to Abuja when the shooting happened.

The police have not confirmed the identity of the suspect and there has also been no official confirmation whether explosives were found inside his car.

But a senior security personnel , who confirmed the incident disclosed the shooting victim has been taken to 44 Army Reference Hotel,Kaduna, where he is receiving treatment.