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Obi, Uba, Azubogu, Orogbu Condemn Bloody Attack on Senator Uba’s Convoy



The Presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP) , Mr. Peter Obi, Monday, condemned the bloody attack on the Senator representing Anambra South, Sen. Ifeanyi Ubah, which led to death of about six police officers, three aides to the lawmaker and another person.

The tragic attack took place on Sunday September 11, 2022 at popular Nkwo Enugwu-Ukwu in Njikoka local government area of Anambra state.

Obi in his reaction in Abuja urged perpetrators of such crimes nationwide to have a re-think about their actions, which according him, was “injurious to the growth and development Nigeria urgently needs now that suffering abounds in the land.”

The former Anambra governor who commiserated with Ubah and the families of the bereaved, and also urged Governor Chukwuma Soludo not to relent on his efforts to restore sanity to the state.

Also in his reaction, the former Senator for Anambra South and governorship candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) in the Anambra 2021 poll, Senator Andy Uba, described the act as shocking, horrific and uncalled for.

“These attacks are uncalled for and it’s alien to Igbo culture to maim and kill humans. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the families of the victims. I urge the Government to do the needful in bringing total peaceful sanity to our dear Anambra state,” he told newsmen in Awka.

On his part, the Senatorial candidate of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), for Anambra South for 2023 poll, Engr. Chris Azubuogu, described the incident as a rude shock, reprehensible and condemnable attack.

“With a heavy heart, I sincerely commiserate with the distinguished Senator; the families of his late aides and the entire Police Community over the lives lost during the attack. I’m confident, in the face of assurances by Mr. Governor, that security agencies will fish out the perpetrators of the barbaric attack and bring them to book,” he added.

Similarly, the Labour Party Candidate for Awka North and South Federal Constituency, Prof. Oby Lilian Orogbu, has condemned the gruesome attack on Senator Ifeanyi Ubah by would be assassins.

Prof. Orogbu who described the attack as reprehensible, unfortunate and devilish, urged the state government and security operatives to fish out the perpetrators of the heinous crime, and ensure they face the wrath of law.

She equally condoled with the families of the victims of the attack involving his aide(s) and police orderlies as reported, and warned that people should desist from such a dastardly act.

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