Several times they tried, most of the time they escaped; these African leaders survived deadly assassination attempts

November 14, 2019 at 10:00 am | Opinions & Features

Novieku-Babatunde Adeola

Novieku-Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

November 14, 2019 at 10:00 am | Opinions & Features

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Assassination attempts are not new in the political space. It is a tool often resorted to by political opponents and their cohorts to eliminate political figures, in particular.

Every government across the globe is a possible target of assassination or attacks hence the reason they invest a great deal in security.

Leaders who suffer such attempts are mostly unpopular or leaders who go against the will of the international community. Despite the successes of some of the attempts, others have also failed.

In this article, Face2Face Africa casts the spotlight on some black leaders who escaped political assassination of any kind.

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