Ex-governor of Anambra State Peter Obi has condemned Sunday’s attack on the convoy of the Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Ifeanyi Ubah.
We reported earlier how gunmen opened fire on the convoy of senator Ifeanyi Ubah at Enugwu-Ukwu, Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra.
It was gathered that no fewer than seven persons including policemen and Ubah’s aides were killed.
Reacting to the incident peter Obi said the attack was condemnable and unacceptable, noting that there is an urgent need for enhanced security of lives and property in society.
He called on security agencies to fish out perpetrators of the dastardly act and punish them in accordance with the law.
deeply commiserate with my brother, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, and extend my heartfelt condolences to the families of those who lost their loved ones in this ugly incident.
“The attack is condemnable and unacceptable. I hereby re-emphasize the urgent need for enhanced security of lives and property in society. I have continued to lay emphasis on the urgent need for enhanced security and protection of life and property in our society.
“Those who engage in these dastardly acts should be fished out swiftly using all machinery available to government, and promptly punished in accordance with our laws.
“I enjoin the Federal and State governments to strenuously strive to curb the menace of insecurity rampaging our Nation,” he tweeted.