Fleeing gunmen on Monday attacked a convoy of a former governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, and killed four of his police orderlies in the process.
Ejesgist.ng gathered that Ohakim’s convoy was attacked at Oriagu in the Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of the state on Monday evening.
Ohakim who escaped by the whiskers had his backup vehicle bombed, leading to the death of the four policemen in his convoy.
Our correspondent gathered that Ohakim was with two of his children and was returning from a visit when the gunmen struck.
A source close to the ex-governor disclosed that it took the brevity of the driver of the ex-governor for him to escape.
Gunmen Assassinates President General of Obosi Town in Anambra
In another news, unknown gunmen on Monday assassinated President General of a town Union, Ejesgist.ng reports.
Ejesgist.ng reports that the insecurity in Anambra State continues to evade the security apparatus of the State government. This is as another President General of a town Union assassinated by the marauding gunmen popularly referred to as Unknown Gunmen.
Today, in the afternoon hours, the President General [PG] of Obosi town union, Engr IK Okolo aka “Synchro” was assassinated by unknown gunmen. He was shot while inside his vehicle by gunmen who rode in a tricycle “Kele Napep”. He was shot while he was seated inside his vehicle making a phone call. He was parked in front of the community town hall, Obosi Town Hall.
Following the shooting the assailants escaped.
Ejesgist.ng gathered from stakeholders within the community that the assassinated Obosi PG was recently engaged in a series of meetings with community stakeholders concerning the recent spate of insecurity. It was understood that he was determined to address the security head on. According to the information obtained, he was in the process of implementing measures to drastically reduce the activities of unknown gunmen.
His assassination brings the number of assassinated PGs to an un-quantified figure. But it is certain a pattern of assassination of PGs appear on the offing. Last year, the PG of Nanka was assassination at Ekwulobia – also in his car. He was killed by unknown gunmen.
He was killed while he was also in the process of implementing security measures to halt the activities of criminals.