There have been a bomb scare in Daura, hometown of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari, report reaching Abusidiqu indicates.
Panic began when at about 11:30am on Sunday, a middle age woman wearing the Islamic hijab dropped a black polythene bag suspected of containing explosive devices around kofar Musa roundabout in Daura.
Her action sent passersby running into safety as soon as she was sighted, thereby causing serious panic amongst residents of the area.
It was however discovered that the polythene bag she dropped at the roundabout does not contain any bomb devices as suspected.
Soldiers where quickly drafted to the area who upon approaching the woman discovered she was suffering from a heart problem and then decided to rest at the roundabout.
What drew the suspicion of passerby was that the held the bag while seated, but left it at the roundabout after she decided to proceed on her walk.
A military source who spoke to Abusidiqu confirmed the development, but added that the situation has been brought under control and everyone going about their normal duties.