The convoy of the senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Ifeanyi Ubah was ambushed by unknown gunmen at Enugwu Ukwu in Njikoka local government area of the state on Sunday. reports that over three of the senator’s aides were killed, including some police officers.

However, an eye witness said the senator escaped through his bullet proof car but was reportedly injured in the attack in which some describe as an assassination.

 “Ifeanyi Ubah’s convoy came under attack in Enugwu Ukwu this evening. He was ambushed by heavily armed men who opened fire on his convoy. Some of his aides were killed, including some police officers.

“The senator managed to escape as his car was riddled with bullets.

“I was driving up to that spot from the link road to the express when some people in a shop shouted at me and asked me to turn back and take another road, which I did”. Eye witness account

The state police command spokesperson, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, confirmed that there was an attack on men of the command at Enugwu-Ukwu is yet to react to the attack.

Ifeanyi Ubah is a senator on the platform of the Young Peoples’ Party, YPP.

This is a developing story.                                                   


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