Ahmed  Mohammed  Kwalam,  a  correspondent of the  Voice of America (VOA) Hausa service was on January 7 attacked and seriously injured by unknown persons suspected to assassins in his Angwa-Uku home in Kano.

 

Kwalam's attackers cut him severally on his head and hands with a machete and he was in critical condition at MurtalaMohammed Specialist Hospital in Kano as at press time where doctors are battling to save his life.

      
The motive for the attack was not known and no comment came from the Kano State Police Command.http://www.mediarightsagenda.org/attjan01.html

Report Details

Report Type: Physical Attack
Location: Kano
Victim: Ahmed  Mohammed  Kwalam
Affiliation: VOA Roporter Attacked
Assailant: unknown persons suspected to assassins