Unknown Gunmen Attack Abia State Governor, Ikpeazu;s Convoy on a Busy Road in Aba

Published 3 years ago by: Giwa bayo
at 10:24 AM, 15/04/2016 (3 years ago)

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The convoy of the Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu was ambushed by gunmen suspected to be armed robbers on Wednesday night along Aba-Owerri Road in Aba area of the state. The incident happened at about 8pm near Immaculate Junction, along the ever busy Aba-Owerri Road, while the governor was returning to Umuahia.
 Though no life was lost, sources said that the security details attached to the governor fired sporadic shots, which scared the robbers away. It was learnt that the governor’s convoy ran into the robbers while they were robbing a suspected Lagos bound bus. On sighting the security vehicle, the gunmen were said to have opened fire without knowing that it was the governor’s convoy.  Speaking with us the ground of anonymity, a security operative said, “the robbers did not know that it was the governor. They thought that it could be the Army or police, but when they discovered it was the governor’s convoy with its full complement of security details, they took to their heels.
“I do not think it was the governor that the hoodlums wanted to attack. It is just that the governor’s convoy that was returning from work without the usual siren and the revolving amber light, ran into them.”
 The incident was, however, confirmed by the spokesman of the Abia State Police Command, DSP Ezekiel Onyeke, adding that he was yet to be fully briefed by the Chief Security Officer to the governor.

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gogoman at 10:40 AM, 15/04/2016 (3 years ago)
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better man him too dey feel the HEAT!!
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dickieponga at 10:59 AM, 15/04/2016 (3 years ago)
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Why dem no catch d armed robbers...?
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Passion8Soul at 11:12 AM, 15/04/2016 (3 years ago)
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Hmmmm
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dynasty4all at 11:23 AM, 15/04/2016 (3 years ago)
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i love this Governor
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Sparky12 at 11:47 AM, 15/04/2016 (3 years ago)
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...lyf goes on
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kison at 12:03 PM, 15/04/2016 (3 years ago)
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NEXT TIME BE careful, be very very careful, CAREFULLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL……………………………….
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Dynamond at 12:29 PM, 15/04/2016 (3 years ago)
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governor too don dey experience am
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Dynamond at 12:29 PM, 15/04/2016 (3 years ago)
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governor too don dey experience am
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Harrybeatzz at 12:33 PM, 15/04/2016 (3 years ago)
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Na Yoruba people na them full Aba and Port Harcourt they commit crime any how
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christianity at 01:59 PM, 15/04/2016 (3 years ago)
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nawao
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mia4321 at 02:00 PM, 15/04/2016 (3 years ago)
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na wa ooo
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morgrawl231 at 03:11 PM, 15/04/2016 (3 years ago)
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No b small tin,,,,
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quest3 at 03:17 PM, 15/04/2016 (3 years ago)
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Na change dem dey look for?
He too early na.....not even up to a year

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mia4321 at 06:52 PM, 16/04/2016 (3 years ago)
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hmmmm
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raynebee at 08:27 PM, 16/04/2016 (3 years ago)
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naija
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