Deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, has alerted the nation that assasins are after him, his wife and his son, narrating how they escaped being killed around 4am on Tuesday.
Mr. Ekweremadu raised the alarm in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Uche Anichukwu, saying the armed men evaded the security at the senator’s Apo Legislative Quarters, Abuja residence to gain entry into his house.
The statement read in apart, “The attackers, who could not immediately shoot in order not to attract the attention of the security personnel on duty, took hold of his son and commanded him to lead them to the Senator’s bedroom.
“It was at the Senator’s bedroom that a struggle ensued, leading to the arrest of one of the assailants with dangerous weapons and housebreaking devices, while the rest managed to escape.
“The arrested member of the gang has, however, refused to divulge any information on the operation and has been handed over to the police.
“Ekweremadu, his wife, and one of his sons were in the house as of the time of the attack.”
Mr. Anichukwu also disclosed how his boss narrowly escaped an attempt on his life in Abuja on November 17, 2015.
According to him, the 2015 incident was reported to the security agencies, but “nothing has been heard about the matter till date.”