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Seven policemen and an aide was killed at Enugwu-Ukwu community in Njikoka Local Government Area as gunmen attacked the convoy of Sen. Ifeanyi Ubah. watch from here👉IMG_5070
Sen. Ubah who represents Anambra South Senatorial District in the Senate was said to have escaped death by the whiskers as was said to be riding in a bullet proof SUV utility vehicle during the attack.
Sadly, his personal aide and seven policemen attached to his convoy were not lucky as they were killed in the attack.
It was gathered that suspected assassins had rained bullets from all sides on the convoy of the Senator.
Mr. Kameh Ogbonna, Media Assistant to Sen Ifeanyi Ubah who confirmed the ugly incident said, “If not for the bullet Proof Jeep the Senator was riding in, he would have been dead by now.
“This is an attempt on the Senator Representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah.
“We were passing Enugwu Ukwu junction when they hit us in front and back, from all sides and as I speak with you Obum the Special Aide to the senator is dead and about seven security operatives were hit by the assassins bullet and they may have died.
Sources said the gunmen opened fire on the convoy, and police operatives in the convoyed responded, but about seven policemen were gunned down.
A video of the attack showed the lifeless bodies of murdered policemen in about four of the vehicles in the convoy.
It was indeed a distressing sight with people of the area wailing over the death of the security operatives and others.
Iyke Orji, a social media user said, “Sen Ifeanyi Ubah was attacked today by hired killers in Enugwu Ukwu. It was a calculated attempt. It wasn’t an impromptu stuff.
“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.”
But another source who begged not to be named said six policemen were killed in the attack.
It could not reach Sen. Ubah for confirmation as his line remained busy all through.
The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga confirmed that there was an attack on men of the command at Enugwu-Ukwu, but insisted that the casualty figure remained unknown.
He said: “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.”
He promised to brief journalists on the findings of the event.