Police Confirms Attack On DG Of Atiku Campaigns In Rivers, Dr. Abiye Sekibo, Says Investigation Ongoing
- February 10, 2023
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Disturbing photos of how Director General of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council in Rivers State, Dr. Abiye Sekibo, escaped a gun attack on Thursday.
Report says Gunmen dressed in police uniform were said to have opened fire on Sekibo’s bullet proof jeep at Rainbow town in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
Sekibo had gone to inspect the venue of the PDP presidential rally when he was attacked.
Speaking with reporters in Port Harcourt on Friday, Sekibo said his car was riddled with bullets and the venue of the rally set on fire.
“As we approached the site, those policemen who were watching the fire opened fire on our vehicle. I looked at the Hilux vehicles, they were police Hilux vehicles.”
However The Police public Relations Officer Grace Iringe-Koko this evening at about four PM in a text message Confirmed the attack on senator Sekibo, She said “There was a distress call to the control room at about 2am on Friday, 10th February 2023, that Dr Abiye Sekibo was attacked by suspected thugs along Intel in the Rainbow axis of Port-Harcourt. On the basis of the call, Six patrol teams were immediately mobilized to the scene. By the time the teams arrived, the suspected thugs had fled. Nonetheless, the teams remained to forestall further destruction. Meanwhile, normalcy has returned, and the Rivers State Commissioner of Police has ordered investigation into the incident.