Senator Ifeanyi Ubah (YPP, Anambra South) has named two of his aides who gunmen killed during the Sunday attack on his convoy.
Gunmen rained bullets on Ubah and his convoy around Enugwu Ukwu Market axis of Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State. The lawmaker was on his way to Nnewi his country home.
The attack left many members of the convoy dead including other persons at the scene of the incident.
Ubah, who confirmed the incident to newsmen on Monday in Awka, said the assassins killed his personal aides named Obum Ikechukwu and Goodness Mathias.
Ubah added that some of his security aides from the police and Department of State Services were also killed.
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Anambra State Command, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, also confirmed the incident but did not give the figure of the victims.
‘’The Commissioner of Police, Mr Echeng Echeng visited the scene and there were blood stains at the place indicative of the fact that the attack was bloody, but to give the number I cannot say anything on that,” he said.
Meanwhile, Governor Charles Soludo has condemned the attack on Ubah’s convoy.
Soludo described the attack as the “last ditched-effort of a sinking boat” by criminal elements in the state.
He reassured the people that all security agencies were on full alert to fish out the perpetrators of the heinous attack who would be made to face the full wrath of the law..