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Gunmen Attack Ohakim’s Convoy, Kill Four Policemen

Gunmen on Monday evening attacked the convoy of a former governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, and killed four of his police orderlies.

Ohakim’s convoy was reportedly attacked at Oriagu in the Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of the state.

The former governor was with two of his children and was returning from a visit when the gunmen struck.

Ohakim escaped death by whiskers, but his backup vehicle was bombed, leading to the death of the four policemen in his convoy.

A source close to Ohakim disclosed to PUNCH that it took the brevity of the driver of the ex-governor for him to escape.

The source said, “his excellency was the main target but his driver was smart enough to beat them because they were driving to block him.

“Disappointed that their main target had escaped, they blocked his backup vehicle and burnt it. The four policemen with him burnt.”

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