The station is located opposite the massive Jerome Udoji State Secretariat built by the Peter Obi Administration.
According to a voice note by a yet to be identified person, he ran into the gunmen on his way home after dropping off a friend.
The voice note which appeared to have been sent to a friend said: “My brothers, pls thank God for me. Jnr it’s not gun shot at Ekwueme. Jnr. I went to drop Makuo at your house when I heard the gunshots. Afterwards, I went to buy something for my family and head home.
“As I was driving home, I ran into this people face to face at B Police Division and they stopped me. I was asked to open my door as he was trying to open it. I told him my door doesn’t open, thinking at first that it was police. He was trying to open the door to my car but it couldn’t open.
“He asked me to off my full light. In the process, I noticed that the driver of the car before me had been pushed into the gutter while another one fell into a dish directly opposite Apex Hospital.
A source said the gunmen that stormed the police station in three Hilux vehicles, shot for more than an hour, made a stop at Ekwueme Square where they shot for about 10 minutes, before proceeding to INEC office.
The number of casualties was yet to be ascertained as at the time of filling this report.