Crime and Security

After attacked which killed 3 operatives, police say Soludo is safe

After attacked which killed 3 operatives, police say Soludo is safe


Following an attack on the former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Charles Soludo in which three police operatives were killed, the Anambra state police commissioner, Monday Kuryas, has said that Soludo, is safe.

Gunmen had on Wednesday stormed a rally ground Soludo was holding in Isuofia community in Aguata Local Government Area of the state, shooting sporadically into the air and killing three of the security details of the ex-CBN governor.

The state police boss, who granted a media interview, said Mr. Soludo is safe. He, however, disclosed that the state Commissioner for Public Utilities, Emeka Ezenwanne, was abducted by the gunmen.

”The former CBN governor was holding a townhall meeting with the youths of his community called Isuofia in Aguata local government area of the state.

“Suddenly, unknown gunmen attacked my men that were providing security for him. In the exchange of fire, three of my men were killed but the Professor is safe.

“However, the Commissioner for Public Utilities, Engr Emeka Ezenwanne, was abducted in the process and my men are on the heels of the abductors.” he said

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