When unidentified gunmen opened fire on Senator Ifeanyi Ubah’s motorcade, no fewer than seven individuals were slain. Ifeanyi Ubah escapes an attempted assassination.
The incident happened late on September 11, 2022, in the Enugwu-Ukwu community of Anambra State’s Njikoka Local Government Area.
How it happened: According to a number of sources, the gunmen ambushed Ubah’s convoy and started shooting before police officers could react. At least six police officers were killed during the gunfight.
According to some sources, three of his assistants and three security personnel were among the six deaths.
Although the incident’s specifics were still hazy when this report was written, the senator may have been the target of an assassination attempt.
Senator Ifeanyi Ubah was attacked today in Enugwu Ukwu, according to a source. It was an intentional attempt. It wasn’t a spontaneous action.
“There were four or five police officers in the convoy when they were attacked.
“All of their weapons were gathered. There were roughly nine boys who were the attack’s main organizers.
Assassination attempt: Although Ubah’s phone line remained unanswered the entire time, a close friend of his told The Punch that the incident was a “effort to assassinate the esteemed Senator Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah.”
He made it out alive, but there were casualties. In his convoy, a few police officers perished. We just had a conversation. He told me there were casualties but that he was fine. Ifeanyi Ubah escapes an attempted assassination.
Unknown number of casualties: In the meantime, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, a spokesman for the state police command, confirmed the incident and claimed that the command’s soldiers had been attacked at Enugwu-Ukwu, but he emphasized that the number of casualties was still unknown.
According to the police, “CP Echeng Echeng, the commissioner of police for Anambra State Command, led police officers to the location where intermittent gunfire occurred in Enug-Ukwu today (Sunday).
Even if the specifics of the incident are still vague, agents are on the scene conducting operations while the situation is being watched. If possible, please give further information.