Unknown gunmen numbering about 20 yesterday attacked the Kogi State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Engr. Sam Ihuotu at Abaji, while on his way from Abuja to Lokoja.
State Public Secretary of the party, Bode Ogunmola, who confirmed the attack explained that the chairman was returning from Abuja when the attack took place.
Ogunmola, who stated that the gun men carted away valuables belonging to the chairman, however expressed gratitude to God that the party boss is ‘hale and hearty’.
“I can confirm to you that his international passport, his voter cards, other personal effects and some cash were collected from him.
Ogunmola, who could not tell the motives behind the attack on the party chairman, however noted that only the police could ascertain whether it was a robbery incident or an assassination attempt after its investigations. Source: PerSecNews