Gunmen have attacked the convoy of the Senator Representing Anambra South Ifeanyi Ubah at Enugu-Ukwu in  Anambra State, killing several aides and Security details.

The incident which took place at Enugwu Ukwu community in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State threw the entire area into mourning.

Radio Nigeria gathered that the Senator managed to escape but his car was riddled with bullets.

In a reaction, a former federal lawmaker in Njikoka, Mr. Valentine Ayika, while described the incident as very unfortunate as the scene looked like a war zone.

Mr. Ayika therefore called on government and security operatives to live up to their constitutional responsibilities of protecting lives and property of citizens as the situation was getting out of hand.

Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Tochukwu Ikenga, said the details of the attack were still sketchy.

In his words “Yes there was shooting incident at Enugu-Ukwu involving the sentor Ifeanyi Uba this evening.”

He said the Commissioner of Police CP Echeng Echeng personally led Police operatives to the scene and that the situation was being monitored.

“Further details shall be communicated,” he added.


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