November 28, 2022

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Senate directs Police, DSS to probe bloody assault on Ifeanyi Ubah’s convoy


The Senate, Tuesday, directed the Nigeria Police Pressure and Division of State Companies (DSS), to hold out thorough investigation in direction of fishing out these behind the dastardly assault carried out on convoy of Senator Ifeanyi Ubah (YPP Anambra South), penultimate Sunday.

The but to be recognized attackers had on Sunday September 11, 2022, ambushed the convoy of Senator Ubah at Enugwu-Ukwu group in Njikoka Native Authorities Space in Anambra State which led to demise of two policemen and two private aides.

Senator Uche Ekwunife (PDP Anambra Central) drew the eye of the Senate to the tragic incident by way of a movement anchored on orders 42 and 52 of the Senate standing guidelines.

Ekwunife within the movement, particularly lamented that the assault on the Younger Progressives Social gathering, YPP senator led to the grotesque killing of two of his lengthy serving private aides and two cell police personnel by the gunmen.

She famous that “the killings, maiming and wanton destruction of lives have now change into a recurring decimal within the South East the place unknown gunmen terrorize residents frequently.”

Senator Ekwunife recalled that Hon. Okechukwu Okoye (Okey di Okay), a serving lawmaker within the Anambra State Home of Meeting was just lately kidnapped, murdered and gruesomely beheaded, lamenting that until date, no arrest or report has been made in reference to this dastardly killing.

She was nervous that these assaults by armed males have continued within the South East regardless of repeated authorities assurance to deal with this pervasive safety disaster.

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She due to this fact warned that if the federal authorities did not “intervene urgently, these heinous and barbaric killings might proceed, thereby subjecting the individuals of Anambra State to untold worry and hardship.”

The Senate as requested for in  movement,  accordingly noticed a minute silence in honour of the victims that misplaced their lives within the unlucky assault.

It directed the Nigerian Police, Division of State Companies (DSS) and different related safety companies, to hold out complete investigations into the incident with a view to arresting and prosecuting the perpetrators.

The higher legislative chamber additionally mandated the Police, DSS and related safety companies to report findings again to the Senate Committee on Nationwide Safety and Intelligence in addition to the Senate Committee on Police Affairs inside two weeks.