A Frontline Aspirant in the November 6th Governorship Election and Former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria Prof. Charles Soludo was attacked by unknown gunmen in his home town in Isuofia
This attack took place while he was having an interaction with Isuofia youths at the town’s Civic Centre, This attack left two policemen who are suspected to be security details to the Aspirant Dead.
There is a serious stampede now in Afuzo area of Isuofia which is in Aguata LGA of Anambra state. Eye witnesses told newsmen that two of Soludo’s security details were killed. Unconfirmed reports also have it that the state Commissioner for Public Utilities, Engineer Emeka Ezenwanne, was taken away.
Soludo, who is from Isuofia and a leading aspirant in the November 6 governorship election in the state, is said to be safe. As at press time, his whereabouts remain unknown.
A media aide to the governor aspirant, who pleaded not to be identified, also confirmed the incident.
He said, “I can’t confirm the whereabouts of Professor Soludo. There was a stampede, I don’t know where Soludo is now.
“I only learnt that the state Commissioner for Public Utilities, Emeka Ezenwanne, was taken away but I have not heard about the whereabouts of Soludo.”
When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Ikenga Tochukwu, also confirmed the incident.
“The incident happened but as of now (8.15pm) I’m still gathering information about the incident,” he told newsmen.
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