Identities of Senator Ifeanyi Uba’s two aides killed by gunmen in Anambra revealed
Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, who represents the Anambra South Senatorial District, was attacked by gunmen, and two of the seven people he was feared to have killed have been identified.
The deceased have been identified as the senator’s personal assistant Goodnews Mathias and personal treasurer Ikechukwu Obum……..Continue Reading
it had reported how gunmen on Sunday evening attacked Ubah’s convoy in Nkwo Enugu Ukwu community, Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra state.
The senator is said to have managed to escape but his bulletproof car was riddled with bullets.
Reacting to the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, said the Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, Echeng Echeng, had already led operatives to the scene at Nkwo market, Enugwukwu.
In a statement issued on Sunday night, he said though the details of the incident are still sketchy, operatives were on the ground to monitor the situation.
He said the police would communicate further details as things unfold, adding that the Police remained committed to getting to the root of the matter.
One of the Senator’s aides who spoke on the condition of anonymity said the attack was an assassination attempt but the Senator was able to escape because his vehicle was bulletproof.
The aide said Senator Ubah and his convoy were passing Nkwo Enugu-Ukwu junction when they were shot at from all sides by the attackers.
The lawmaker is said to be in an undisclosed hospital where he is being monitored by doctors even though he was not physically hurt.