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  • Updated: February 10, 2023

2023: Atiku’s Campaign DG Escapes Assassination In Rivers

2023: Atiku’s Campaign DG Escapes Assassination In Rivers

Sekibo car riddled with bullets

The Director-General of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council in Rivers State, Dr Abiye Sekibo on Thursday night escaped assassination by the whiskers.

It was learnt that gunmen dressed in police uniforms opened fire on Sekibo’s vehicle, a Land Cruiser bulletproof jeep at the Rainbow Town in Port Harcourt.

Sekibo had gone inspect the venue of a proposed presidential rally of the party in the state.

Confirming the incident at a news briefing on Friday, Sekibo said his car was riddled with bullets and the venue of the proposed rally was set on fire, while policemen watched the inferno.

“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.”

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