Officials, members of the Coalition of Northern Group, security experts as well as other participants on Monday, narrowly escaped death as thugs invaded the venue of the security summit in Kaduna State.
The security summit organized by the CNG was starting at the Arewa House Auditorium, Kaduna the state capital when the armed thugs in their hundreds invaded the place.
The Summit aimed to discuss ways to achieve synergy between communities and government security and design a uniform approach to the current security situation in the North.
Participants at the meeting included retired military officers, retired police officers, religious leaders, traditional rulers, various women, youth, and trade associations.
The meeting was coming on the heels of the abduction of students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State and other communities in the north.
It was gathered that as the meeting kicked off, the thugs armed with dangerous weapons stormed the auditorium and unleashed terror on participants and guests at the meeting.