The Young Progressives Party (YPP) has written President Muhammadu Buhari over the attack on the lawmaker representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah.
Naija News recalls that unknown gunmen on Sunday ambushed the lawmaker’s convoy in Enugwu Ukwu community, Njikoka Local Government Area of the state.
Some aides and security agents attached to the businessman were reportedly killed with many injured during the deadly attack.
However, the lawmaker managed to escape unhurt with his bulletproof car.
In a statement issued on Monday, YPP asked Buhari and Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, to ensure that the perpetrators of the deadly attack are arrested and brought to justice
The party also called on the Police IGP and the state Commissioner of Police to thoroughly investigate the attack on its chieftain.
YPP, however, commiserated with the families of the deceased aides and security operatives, adding that Ubah is in good condition.
How I Survived Gunmen Attack In Anambra – Ifeanyi Ubah
Meanwhile, the lawmaker has reacted to the attack on his convoy, which claimed the lives of some of his aides and security operatives.
In a statement released on Sunday night, the spokesman for Senator Ubah, Kameh Ogbonna, said the senator managed to escape with his bulletproof car.
Ogbonna said the gunmen attacked the convoy from all sides, saying that about seven security operatives were shot by the gunmen.
The spokesman, however, revealed that the special aide to the lawmaker named Obum was killed in the attack.
He said: “If not for the bulletproof jeep the senator was riding in, he would have been dead by now.
“We were passing Enugwu Ukwu junction when they hit us from all sides and as I speak with you Obum, the special aide to the senator is dead.
“About seven security operatives were hit by the gunmen’s bullet.”
This article was originally published on Naija News