Habibu Abubakar, a 200-level student of the Department Modern European Languages and Linguistics, Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto has been amputated by suspected political thugs in Sokoto.
DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that the suspected thugs ambushed the student in the early hours of Sunday at Mana area of the metropolis, dispossessed him of his motorcycle and amputated his two hands.
Abubakar Attahiru, the distraught father of the victim, confirmed the incident to DAILY NIGERIAN, saying the assailants are yet to be identified.
“The assailants ambushed him around Mana area around 2am on Sunday, snatched his motorcycle, cut off his hands and left him there lying in the pool of his blood.
“Habibu’s uncle was alerted immediately and he was rushed to Orthopaedic Hospital in Wammako for treatment,” said the father.
Spokesman for Sokoto Police Command, Mohammed Abubakar, could not be reached for comment as at the time of filing this report.