Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Shehu Sani have condemned the attack on Senator Ifeanyi Ubah’s convoy on Sunday by some hoodlums.
Naija News had reported earlier that unknown gunmen on Sunday, September 11, ambushed the Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District in the 9th National Assembly.
Some aides of the politician including security agents were reportedly killed with many injured during the attack along Enugwu-Ukwu road in Anambra State yesterday.
Taking to his verified Twitter page some hours later, Atiku who is hoping to become Nigeria’s next president come 2023 condemned the attack in its totality.
The PDP’s presidential candidate commiserated with the family of the bereaved and those injured, saying there is much to do to secure the lives of citizens in the country.
Atiku’s tweet reads: “The attack on the convoy of Senator Ifeanyi Ubah stands condemned. My condolences go to the families of those injured and killed in the attack. I share my sympathy with the Distinguished Senator. May the souls of the departed Rest In Peace.
“We’ve got work to do to ensure that safety and security return to our dear country.”
In a separate tweet, Sani who represented Kaduna Central in the 8th National Assembly also condemned the attack describing it as unfortunate.
The former lawmaker said: “The deadly attack on Senator Ifeanyi Ubah and the killing of his aides is unfortunate, tragic and condemnable.”