Gunmen Attack Ex-CBN Governor Soludo, Kill Three Orderlies

Gunmen Attack Ex-CBN Governor Soludo, Kill Three Orderlies





Gunmen attacked a former Central Bank Governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo and killed his three orderlies on Wednesday.

The incident it was learnt happened in Soludo’s hometown in Isiofia in the Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State.

It was gathered that the incident occurred around 5.30 pm at the Civic Centre in Isuofia during a political gathering

An eyewitness said, “Gunmen disrupted an interactive session between Isuofia youths and Soludo at the town’s civic centre. Three policemen were reportedly shot dead in the meeting.”

A media aide to Soludo, who pleaded not to be identified, also confirmed the incident.

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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.

Soludo, of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, is a frontline aspirant in the November 6 governorship poll in the state.