Three police escorts in Senator Ifeanyi Ubah’s convoy were feared murdered when he was attacked on Sunday at Enugwu Ukwu in the state’s Njikoka local government area.
According to an eyewitness, the senator was injured in the attack, which was described as an assassination attempt on the Young Peoples Party, YPP, Senator.
An eyewitness said: “Ifeanyi Ubah’s convoy came under attack in Enugwu Ukwu this evening. He was ambushed by heavily armed men who opened fire on his convoy. Some of his aides were killed, including some police officers.
“The senator managed to escape as his car was riddled with bullets.
“I was driving up to that spot from the link road to the express when some people in a shop shouted at me and asked me to turn back and take another road, which I did”.