The Senior Special Assistant, SSA, to Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu on Ex-governance and Strategy, Hon Nnaji Obed Asiegbu according, to a news report monitored by Ifeanyicy.com, had escaped an assassination attempt on his life by an armed men last night in the State capital.
The unknown assailant, according to a source close to the SSA, attacked him with a head butt and shot sporadically at his car leaving it riddled with live bullets.
The unfortunate incidence took place at about 7pm at a filling station simply identified as Easyon, in Umuahia, along Aba road and opposite Total filling station, after fueling his car at the said station.
According to an insider source at Abia State government house name withheld, It was reportedly an alleged "attempted murder by the security man and he is not unknown". That "The law will get him and his accomplice who happens to be a lady fuel attendant" .
The victim, Hon Obed who confirmed to our source said "he escaped unhurt except the head butts the armed assailant hit him with" .
The case has however been reported to the police.