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Ifeanyi Uba confirms killing of aides in convoy attack

Mr Ubah added that some of his security aides from the police and State Security Service (SSS) were also killed.

• September 12, 2022
Ifeanyi Ubah
Ifeanyi Ubah [Photo Credit : Channels Television]

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah (YPP-Anambra South) has confirmed the killing of his personal and security aides during the Sunday attack on his convoy.

On Sunday, Mr Ubah’s convoy was attacked around the Nkwo Enugwu-Ukwu Market axis of Njikoka local government area of Anambra on its way to Nnewi, his country home.

It was gathered that the gunmen opened fire on the convoy and left many members of the convoy dead, including other persons at the scene of the incident.

The senator, who confirmed the incident to journalists on Monday in Awka, said the assailants killed his aides Obum Ikechukwu and Goodness Mathias.

Mr Ubah added that some of his security aides from the police and State Security Service (SSS) were also killed.

Toochukwu Ikenga, the police spokesperson, 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,” said Mr Ikenga. “But to give the number, I cannot say anything on that.”

(NAN) 

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