By; PAMELA EBOH, Awka
The Senator representing Anambra Senatorial Zone, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah has confirmed the deaths of some of his personal and security aides during Sunday night attack on his convoy.
Ubah’s convoy was attacked around Nkwo Enugwu Ukwu Market axis of Njikoka Local Government Area of the state on Sunday night, while on his way to his country home, Nnewi.
It was learnt that gunmen doubled crossed the lawmaker’s convoy and opened fire, leaving many members of the convoy dead including other persons at the scene of the incident.
The Senator, who confirmed the incident to newsmen on Monday, said the assassins killed one Obum Ikechukwu and Goodness Mathias.
Ubah added that some of his security aides from the Police and Department of State Services were also killed.
The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Toochukwu Ikenga while confirming the incident, failed to 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.