Gunmen attack APGA rally in Anambra

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political rally of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA at Odata Secondary School in Ihiala, Ihiala local government area or Anambra State.was few hours ago disrupted following the attack of unknown gunmen.

Information has it that APGA was getting to hold a political rally in area when the gunmen stormed the area.

According to a source who spoke on condition of anonymity, governor was in the area with his convoy when the attackers struck.

He said, “ governor’s convoy was held for about one hour, while gunshot was racheting everywhere in the area.”

Confirming attack, the State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, said, “There was an attack in Ihiala. The attack happened at Odata center school beside St Martins Church, Ihiala. It happened at about 9:30am.

“We recovered one Ak 47 riffle, two magazines with 30 rounds of ammunition and a Toyota Hilux vehicle from attackers.

Police and are currently on ground now while mop up operations is ongoing. Normalcy has since returned to the area.”

state Commisioner for Information and public Enlightenment, Mr C. Don Adinuba, on his part said that there was an incident, but asked for sometime to be able to send an official release.