On Wednesday, some unknown gunmen attacked a former Central Bank Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo.
The incident which led to the death of three of his police orderlies happened at Soludo’s home town, Isiofia, in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State.
An undisclosed witness who spoke to The Punch, said; “A couple of minutes ago, some gunmen disrupted an interactive session between Isuofia youths and a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo at the town’s civic centre.
“Three policemen were shot dead in meeting”, the witness added.
Another witness, who is Soludo’s aide, said; “I can’t confirm the whereabouts of Prof. Soludo. There was a stampede, I didn’t know where Soludo is now.
“I only learnt that the state Commissioner for Public Utilities, Emeka Ezenwanne, was taken away, but I don’t know the whereabouts of Soludo.”
The Anambra State Police Command has confirmed the incident.
Ikenga Tochukwu, the Police Public Relations Officer of the state, said; “The incident happened. But I’m still gathering information about the incident,” (as seen on The Punch).
Ibrahim Kenneth Suleiman is the Chief Political Editor at Naija Buzz News Network. He is a graduate of political science from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna State. He specializes in preparing/approving of political news contents before publication. He currently heads Naija Buzz News team of political correspondents. From Nasarawa State, North-Central Nigeria, Ibrahim is a strong supporter of Manchester United Football Club England.