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Bulletproof vehicle saved Ubah during attack — Aide

An aide of the senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, has stated that the bulletproof vehicle he was in on Sunday saved…

An aide of the senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, has stated that the bulletproof vehicle he was in on Sunday saved his life.

The aide who spoke with Daily Trust in Awka Anambra on the condition of anonymity said that the attackers would have killed Senator Ubah if not for the bulletproof vehicle he was in.

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According to the source, the attack was purely an assassination attempt but God was on the Senator’s side and he escaped.

“It was purely an assassination attempt and those that came to execute the killing were brought in from outside the state. They had very sophisticated guns. When the people from the Department of State Services analysed the bullet shells, they confirmed it was superior guns the people used in the assassination attempt.

“They were speaking in the Igbo language. They were brought in from outside. Their mission was to kill the distinguished senator but God said his time is not yet up” the source said.

The source also disclosed that Ubah escaped unhurt, according to the aide, Ubah is still staying in Anambra State.