Anambra Police Chief Says Soludo Is Safe After Wednesday Gunmen Attack

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The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Monday Kuryas has said that former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria

The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Monday Kuryas has said that former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Professor Charles Soludo is safe after the attack by gunmen at a town hall meeting he had in his home town, Isuofia, in the Aguata Local Government Area of the state on Wednesday.

Kuryas, who spoke on Channels Television, however said that the Anambra State Commissioner for Public Utilities, Emeka Ezenwanne, is still with the gunmen, who abducted him during the attack.

There had been anxiety over the whereabouts of Soludo after the attack that led to the death of three policemen providing him security.

”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”, Kuryas said.

 

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