Mr Kameh Ogbonna, Media Assistant to Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, has said that the only reason why his principal survived the attack on his convoy by suspected assassins is because he was riding in a bulletproof SUV.
suspected assassins attacked the convoy of the Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District at the National Assembly on Sunday evening.
He was said to have have escaped death by the whiskers in Enugu Ukwu Road in the Njikoka local government area of Anambra state as gunmen riddled his vehicle with bullets.
No fewer than six aides and policemen were killed during the attack.
Ogbonna stated in statement, “If not for the bulletproof Jeep (SUV) the Senator was riding in, he would hve been dead by now.
“This is an attempt on the the Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah.
“We were passing Enugwu Ukwu junction when they hit us front and back from all sides and as I speak with you Obum the Special Aide to the senator is dead and about seven security operatives were hit by the assassins bullet and they may have died,” he said