…Says “we’re monitoring the situation”
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the attack on Ifeanyi Ubah, the senator representing Anambra-South district of Anambra State.
Recall that on Sunday, the convoy of Ubah was attacked by gunmen at Nkwo Enugu Ukwu, in Njikoka LGA of Anambra. Some Police officers and aides of the senator were killed in the attack.
Reacting, in an issued statement by the presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, Buhari described the attack as “barbaric and condemnable”.
“We are deeply concerned about the activities of armed groups in the region and in other parts of the country. We are closely monitoring the situation and waiting for further details on the response to the worrisome situation by the police, the military and other security agencies.
“The nation has lost four brave policemen and other aides of the senator. On behalf of the Government and the people, I pay homage to these security men and the aides who were brutally murdered. Our thoughts and prayers are with their families at this difficult time”, the statement read in part.
The President prayed for the quick recovery of the senator and all those that were injured. He also prayed for the early return of peace and security in Anambra State and all other areas.