April 22, 2024

PDP presidential campaign DG escapes assassination in Rivers

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PDP presidential campaign DG escapes assassination in Rivers

The Director-General of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Presidential Campaign Council in Rivers State, Dr Abiye Sekibo, has said he escaped assassination by suspected gunmen in police uniform on Thursday.

According Sekibo, the men came in police Hilux vehicles attached to the Governor of Rivers State.

The DG of the PDP, PCC, Sekibo, said in media briefing on Friday, that the attack happened on Thursday, when he was on the inspection of the party’s presidential campaign rally in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital

Sekibo added that his car was rained with bullets, explaining that the venue of the proposed rally was razed down by fire from the assailants.

“As we approached the site, those policemen who were watching the inferno opened fire on our vehicle.

“I looked at the Hilux vehicles, they were police Hilux vehicles attached to the Governor of Rivers State,” he said.

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