Suspected gunmen have ambushed the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Zone-12 Bauchi, Audu Madaki, between Barde and Jagindi area of Kaduna State on his way to Abuja, and killed his orderly.
Madaki left Bauchi for Abuja before the terrorists ambushed and attacked him.
Our correspondent learnt that AIGs were summoned to Abuja by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Baba Alkali for a security meeting.
The AIG was reportedly shot in his arm and injured during the attack, while his orderly was shot dead.
He is said to be receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital while security has been beefed up around the zone.
The Zonal Police Public Relations Officer, Thomas Goni is yet to respond to calls and messages sent to his phone.