Gunmen attack: Soludo is safe, says Anambra CP

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Former Central Governor, Prof , is safe, the Commissioner of Police in , Kuryas, has said.

Kuryas spoke on Channels Television, after gunmen attacked on Wednesday and killed three of police orderlies.

The incident happened in home town in Isiofia in the Aguata Local Government Area of .

Speaking on the television programme monitored by The PUNCH, the police commissioner said though safe, the state Commissioner for Public Utilities, Emeka Ezenwanne, abducted by the gunmen.

Kuryas said, ”The former CBN governor holding a town hall meeting with the of community called Isuofia in Aguata Local Government Area of the state.

“Suddenly, attacked my men that were providing security for him. In the exchange of fire, three of my men were killed but the is safe.

“However, the Commissioner for Public Utilities, Engr Emeka Ezenwanne, abducted in the and my men are on the heels of the .”

The commissioner said he has since visited the ex-CBN governor and “reassured the of the security around him”.

While assuring the people of the state that men were on top of the , the police boss said some arrests have been made in connection with the crime.

Soludo, of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, is a frontline aspirant in the November 6 governorship in the state.