The Lawmaker representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Ifeanyi Ubah narrowly escaped death after gunmen ambushed his convoy on Sunday.
The incident occurred at Enugwu-Ukwu, in the Njikoka Local Government Area of the state, claiming the lives of some of his aides and orderlies attached to him.
Reacting to the incident, the media aide the senator, Kameh Ogbonna, said it was his principal’s bulletproof vehicle that saved the lawmaker’s life.
Ubah’s spokesman in a statement confirmed the death of an aide, who lost his life during the incident.
He said bulletsfrom the alleged assassins hit some police operatives who engaged the gunmen during the incident that occured in Enugu State.
“If not for the bullet proof jeep the senator was riding in, he would have been dead by now.
“We were passing Enugwu Ukwu junction when they hit us from all sides and as I speak with you Obum, the special aide to the senator is dead.
“About seven security operatives were hit by the assassins bullet,” he stated.