Unknown gunmen attacked the convoy of Senator Ifeanyi Ubah at Enugwu-Ukwu community in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra state on Sunday, September 11, leaving an unspecified number of his aides dead.
The gunmen opened fire on the convoy this evening. The police operatives in the convoy responded to the attack but sadly a number of them were killed in the crossfire.
The senator managed to escape through his bulletproof car was riddled with bullets.
The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga confirmed that there was an attack on men of the command at Enugwu-Ukwu, but insisted that the casualty figure remained unknown.
”The Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command CP Echeng Echeng has today 11/9/2022 led Operatives to the scene where shootings took place in Enugukwu.
Though the details of the incident are still sketchy, operatives are on the ground there as operations are going on and the situation is being monitored.”