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Professor Chukwuma Soludo has stated that his team also narrowly escaped death Wednesday when gunmen opened fire at a campaign event in his hometown.
Two of his security aides, all policemen, reportedly lost their lives in the process.
According to reports by Anambra Broadcasting Service they were killed by the attackers,
Also, Commissioner for Public Utilities, Emeka Ezenwanne, was reportedly kidnapped by the gunmen.
The attack happened at the Isuofia community in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, where Soludo was addressing youths.
Soludo hails from the community.
Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Sunday Kuryas, confirmed the attack.
The State Police PRO, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, also confirmed the incident but said that he was still gathering the details.
In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday evening in Awka, Tochikwu said he was not sure of the killings.
‘I can confirm that there was a gathering in Isuofia community where Prof. Soludo and other personalities gathered for a meeting on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.
‘For now, we can only speak of the gunshots, but other details especially on whether there were causalities or not will be when we get more facts,’ he said.
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