Anambra State Governor Charles Soludo has condemned the attack on Sunday evening on Senator Ifeanyi Ubah’s convoy, vowing to get justice.
The convoy was attacked along the Enugwu Ukwu road in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State. Ubah represents Anambra South at the Senate.
While Ubah escaped in his bulletproof vehicle, some of his orderlies and aides did not survive the ambush.
In a statement by his press secretary Christian Aburime on Monday, Prof Soludo said the police are after the gunmen.
He noted, “This is the last ditched-effort of a sinking boat by these criminal elements.”
The statement read, “It was reported on Sunday evening that Dr Ifeanyi Ubah narrowly escaped bullets of some gun-wielding men who attacked his convoy at Enugwu-Ukwu road in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State.
“The government is fully determined to wipe out every act of criminality in the state. This is the last ditched-effort of a sinking boat by these criminal elements.
“All security agencies are now on full alert to fish out the perpetrators of this heinous attack, who will be made to face the full wrath of the law.
“The governor also commiserates with Dr Ifeanyi Ubah and families of his aides who lost their lives as well as the State Commissioner of Police, for the policemen who also lost their lives.”