Soludo breaks silence: Narrates how he was attacked and gives details of gun battle




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Twenty-four hours after gunmen attacked a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof Chukwuma , he said the operation lasted for than 10 minutes.

had opened during a town hall meeting at the Isuofia community in Aguata Local Government Area of State, killing three of security aides.

But , who spoke on Thursday during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today narrated how gunmen attacked him.

“When it was all over, it took several minutes, 10 or 15 minutes of continuous gun battles going back and forth of stopping, starting again,” said.

“By the time we all came back, we saw three bodies lying in the pool of their blood. They were the three policemen. May God grant their soul eternal rest.

“At first thought, maybe the policemen were shooting in the air. Until began hear people screaming and all of that and everybody just scampered for safety.

“Just as was about wrap the town hall meeting and said finally for them now open for comments and answers, there were gunshots.”

While commiserating with the families of the slain officers, Soludo promised support them.

He described the as senseless, noting that no political be worth the blood of a chicken, how much a human .

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