Police in Anambra state have confirmed the attack on ex-CBN governor, Charles Soludo.
According to the Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, Monday Kuryas, the gunmen attacked Soludo on Wednesday and killed three of his police orderlies.
The incident happened in Soludo’s home town in Isiofia in the Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Speaking on the Channels television, the police commissioner said though Soludo was safe, the state Commissioner for Public Utilities, Emeka Ezenwanne, was abducted by the gunmen.
Kuryas said, ”The former CBN governor was holding a town hall meeting with the youths of his community called Isuofia in Aguata Local Government Area of the state.
“Suddenly, unknown gunmen attacked my men that were providing security for him. In the exchange of fire, three of my men were killed but the professor is safe.
“However, the Commissioner for Public Utilities, Engr Emeka Ezenwanne, was abducted in the process and my men are on the heels of the abductors.”