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Unknown Gunmen Attack Popular Nigerian Senator’s Convoy, Kills Several Aides

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A popular Nigerian Senator, Ifeanyi Ubah who is representing Anambra South Senatorial District in the upper chamber, and convoy was attacked by alleged assailants on Sunday in Nkwo Enugu Ukwu area of Anambra State.

It was reported that the gunmen who laid ambush opened fire on Ubah’s convoy thereby killing several aides to the senator.

However, the Senator was able to escape because of his bulletproof SUV.

A Facebook user, named Iyke Orji wrote: “Sen Ifeanyi Ubah was attacked today by Hired killers in Enugwu Ukwu. It was a calculated attempt. It wasn’t an impromptu stuff.

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“Information was gathered about the time of movement and takeoff. The policemen were about four in numbers and they were attacked.

“All their arms were collected. The boys that spearheaded that attack were about nine in numbers.”

DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, the spokesperson of the state police command confirmed the incident, noting:

“Yes, there was an attack at Enugwu-Ukwu today, but the casualty figure is not clear. As I speak to you, the CP has personally led a team of men to the scene, and normalcy has been restored.”

Source: Opera News

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