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Attack on Ifeanyi Ubah unacceptable – Peter Obi



The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has condemned the attack on the senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, on Sunday.

The assailants of the senator, who is also seeking re-election on the Young Progressives Party ticket, opened fire on his convoy at Nkwo Enugu Ukwu, Njikoka Local Government Area as he was returning from an event in his hometown of Nnewi.

No fewer than six policemen accompanying the senator’s convoy were reportedly killed in the attack, although the number has not been officially confirmed.

Obi reacted to the development in a tweet on Monday, saying, “The attack is condemnable and unacceptable.”

The former governor of Anambra State also stressed the urgent need to enhance security of lives and property in the society and called on the government to use all means at its disposal to promptly punish those who commit these heinous acts in accordance with the law.

The tweet said, “I empathise with my brother, Senator @Dr_IfeanyiUbah, and extend my deepest condolences to the families of those who lost their loved ones in this ugly incident.

“The attack is condemnable and unacceptable. I hereby reiterate the urgent need to enhance security of life and property in the society. I have consistently stressed the urgent need to enhance the security and safety of life and property in our society.

“Those who commit these dastardly acts should be swiftly investigated and punished in accordance with our laws using all means at the disposal of the government.

“I call on the federal and state governments to do their utmost to curb the menace of insecurity that is rampant in our country.


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