The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has reportedly escaped an assassination attempt today, Saturday, December 12, 2015.

According to a report by Leadership Newspaper, Buratai's motorcade was attacked by suspected shites members in Zaria, Kaduna.

The assassination attempt was further confirmed by the Army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman.

Details are still sketchy as at the time of filing this report.