The campaign team of Anambra All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, governorship candidate, Prof Chukwuma Soludo has been attacked by gunmen.
Five persons lost their lives in the attack on Sunday night, September 28, 2021, inAfor-Nnobi, Idemili South local governemnt area of the state.
Ward chairman, Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwokenagu, in Nnobi, was killed in the attack alongside two vigilante members.
Three vehicles were set ablaze during the attack. One of the vehicles burnt by the hoodlums belonged to Dr Nelson Omenugha, the son of Anambra Commissioner for Basic Education, Prof Kate Omenugha.
Omenugha, who is a major campaigner of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship candidate, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, confirmed that the attack, adding that the gunmen set his Hilux ablaze.
It was gathered that Nwokenagu popularly known as Eze-B, was a ward chairman under APGA and one of the most influential youths in Okpunoeze Uruagu, Nnewi.
Omenugha along with members of the Soludo team were said to be on their way to Nnobi from Awka when they were ambushed by the gunmen operating with Sienna.
Below are photos of burnt vehivles from the scene of the attack.