The identities of two out of the seven persons feared killed during an attack on the convoy of Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, the lawmaker representing Anambra South Senatorial District by gunmen have been revealed.
The deceased are identified as Goodnews Mathias and Ikechukwu Obum, personal assistant and personal treasurer to the senator respectively.
AbaCityBlog had reported how gunmen on Sunday evening attacked Ubah’s convoy in Nkwo Enugu Ukwu community, Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra state.
The senator is said to have managed to escape but his bulletproof car was riddled with bullets.
Reacting to the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, said the Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, Echeng Echeng, had already led operatives to the scene at Nkwo market, Enugwukwu.
In a statement issued on Sunday night, he said though the details of the incident are still sketchy, operatives were on the ground to monitor the situation.
He said the police would communicate further details as things unfold, adding that the Police remained committed to getting to the root of the matter.