Atiku, Top Former Lawmaker Condemn Gunmen's Attack on Senator Ifeanyi Ubah's Convoy

Atiku, Top Former Lawmaker Condemn Gunmen's Attack on Senator Ifeanyi Ubah's Convoy

  • The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the attack on Senator Ifeanyi Ubah's convoy
  • The attack which led to the killing of no fewer than seven of his aides has also been condemned by former Kaduna lawmaker, Shehu Sani
  • While Sani described the attack as tragic and unfortunate, Atiku Abubakar said there is work to be done to improve Nigeria's security situation

The Sunday, September 11, attack on the convoy of the lawmaker representing Anambra South, Ifeanyi Ubah has continued to elicit reactions from different quarters, especially from politicians.

Atiku Abubakar, the 2023 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, in a reaction to the incident said the attack on Ubah's convoy by yet-to-be-identified gunmen stands condemned.

Condoling with families of those who were injured or killed during the attack which occurred in Engwu Ukwu, Anambra state, Atiku prayed for the departed souls to rest in peace.

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Ifeanyi Ubah, attack on senator's convoy, Atiku Abubakar, Shehu Sani, Enugwu Ukwu, Anambra state, YPP
Atiku and Shehu Sani have condemned the attack on Ifeanyi Ubah convoy by some gunmen. Photo: PDP, Ifeanyi Ubah FC
Source: UGC

He also affirmed calls by Nigerians that work needs to be done to ensure the safety of the people and end insecurity across Nigeria.

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His words:

"The attack on the convoy of Senator @Dr_IfeanyiUbah stands condemned. My condolences go to the families of those injured and killed in the attack.
"I share my sympathy with the Distinguished Senator. May the souls of the departed Rest In Peace.
"We've got work to do to ensure that safety and security returns to our dear country. -AA"

Former lawmaker reacts to attack on Ubah's convoy by gunmen

Similarly, the former lawmaker who represented Kaduna Central senatorial district in the Eight Senate described the attack on Ubah's convoy and the killing of his aides as unfortunate tragic and condemnable.

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Shehu Sani said:

"The deadly attack on Senator Ifeanyi Ubah and the killing of his aides is unfortunate, tragic and condemnable."

He, however, in a separate tweet, noted that there is a wide price margin between bulletproof cars and what a native doctor can provide for his clients.

Sani's second tweet followed reports that Ubah who is currently being monitored by doctors in an undisclosed hospital was saved because he was riding in a bulletproof vehicle.

7 people reportedly killed as gunmen attack top southeast lawmaker's convoy

Seven people have reportedly died in an attack on the convoy of Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, the lawmaker representing Anambra south senatorial district.

Ubah's convoy was said to have been attacked by some gunmen on Sunday, September 11, in Enugwu Ukwu.

According to sources, the lawmaker may have escaped with some injuries during the attack which occurred at about 8.15 pm

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Abia women take protest to new level, lay on streets to cry, pray for soul of Nigeria, photos, video emerge

Some women took to the streets of Umuahia in Abia state to pray for God's intervention in the state.

The women, gathered are from the Women's Fellowship of the Methodist Church of Nigeria.

Describing themselves as the 'Wailing Women', they were captured on pictures and video interceding on behalf of Abia residents.


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