Anambra 2021: Andy Uba Hired Assassin? Police Open Up, Tell Voters What To Do

Anambra 2021: Andy Uba Hired Assassin? Police Open Up, Tell Voters What To Do

  • There is fear among voters in Anambra ahead of the forthcoming governorship election slated for Saturday, November 6
  • This is as some local media outfits have started claiming that an assassin has been hired by APC's Senator Andy Uba
  • But the police has debunked the news as fake and advised residents in the state to maintain calm

The police command in Anambra has reacted to claims that the All Progressives Congress (APC)'s candidate for the Anambra governorship election, Senator Andy Uba, hired an assassin to unleash terror.

Viral stories making the headlines said the hired assassin in police custody recently confessed to the arrangement with Senator Uba, PM News reports.

Senator Andy Uba
The police denied the viral reports about Andy Uba. (Photo: Senator Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba)
Source: Facebook

However, dismissing the report on Sunday, October 31, DCP Aderemi Adeoye stated that nobody ever made such a confession.

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DCP Adeoye said if the claims were true, the APC candidate would have been invited for serious questioning.

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He, therefore, urged Nigerians, especially the people of the state, not to entertain unnecessary fear as the election draws near, This Day added.

His words:

“There is no one in the description given that is in our custody. No one is above the law and if any such disclosure was made against anyone, whoever might be indicted in any crime would have been pulled in for questioning.
“We, therefore, urge the general public, particularly, the good people of Anambra State not to panic.
“The CP equally implores well-meaning individuals especially the members of the fourth estate of the realm to discard sentiment and to assist the police in the command by reporting security-related issues in the most professional and objective manner.”

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Anambra election: APC candidate Andy Uba escapes death from police accidental discharge

Recall that Uba recently escaped death by a whisker after an accidental discharge by a policeman missed him by a hair’s breadth.

Uba was addressing a rally at the Ekwulobia Township Stadium in the Aguata local government area of the state on Friday, September 3, when the incident happened. gathered that the gunshot which was just about a foot off the position of Uba shocked the crowd who turned out to receive the governorship candidate.


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