Yet-to be identified aides and police operatives in the convoy of Senator Ifeanyi Ubah were feared dead Sunday when he was attacked at Enugwu Ukwu in Njikoka local government area, Anambra state.
It was gathered that gunmen opened fire on the convoy gunning down about six policemen during the attack.
An eye witness said the senator was reportedly injured in the attack in which some people described as an assassination attempt on the Young Peoples Party, YPP, senator.
A video of the attack showed the lifeless bodies of murdered policemen in about four of the vehicles in the convoy.
An eyewitness said: “Ifeanyi Ubah’s convoy came under attack in Enugwu Ukwu this evening. He was ambushed by heavily armed men who opened fire on his convoy. Some of his aides were killed, including some police officers.
“The senator managed to escape as his car was riddled with bullets.
“I was driving up to that spot from the link road to the express when some people in a shop shouted at me and asked me to turn back and take another road, which I did”.
The state police command is yet to react on the attack.
Ifunanya Ikueze is an Engineer, Safety Professional, Writer, Investor, Entrepreneur and Educator.