Top Nigerian Lawmaker Escapes Death As Gunmen Rain Bullets On His Convoy
Information reaching Naija News House says that Top Nigerian Lawmaker Escapes Death As Gunmen Rain Bullets On His Convoy
Some unknown gunmen on Sunday attacked the convoy of a lawmaker representing Ohaukwu North constituency in Ebonyi State House of Assembly, Chinedu Awoh.
The gunmen ambushed and shot at his convoy while he was on his way to his hometown, Effium.
It was learnt that the gunmen started raining bullets on his convoy as soon as they sighted him coming to Effium community.
The lawmaker was thereafter taken to Alex Ekwueme Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki for treatment as he was said to have sustained gunshot wounds.
In the first week of November, some gunmen allegedly killed 17 persons in Effium community, in the Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
During the Easter break, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who visited the areas, assessed the level of damage caused by the conflict and promised that the Nigerian Government would do everything to ensure that security was beefed up in the communities.