On Sunday, September 11, gunmen alleged to be assassins ambushed the entourage of a Senator representing Anambra South, Ifeanyi Uba at Enugwu-Ukwu in Njikoka Local Government area of Anambra State murdering a defined number of his orderlies.
In accordance with the account made by the eyewitnesses, the gunmen double-crossed the convoy and shot sporadically at them killing many policemen whose number was estimated to be between four and six.
Fortunately enough, the senator managed to escape through his bulletproof car which was riddled with bullets.
The Deputy Superintendent of Police in the state, Ikenga Tochukwu, confirmed the incident and refused to divulge the casualty figure, preferring to brief the press later.
”The Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command CP Echeng Echeng has today 11/9/2022 lead Operatives to the scene where shootings took place in Enugukwu.
Though the details of the incident is still sketchy, operatives are on ground there as operations is going on and the situation is being monitored.”
A video clip that captured the bloody scene showed lifeless bodies in the pick-up back seat and inside the car itself.
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