A Chieftain of the Labour Party, LP, in Ebonyi state, Chief Ojimba Chikaodiri, has Lauded Governor Francis Nwifuru for his quick intervention in rescuing his life and that of his family from being assassinated.
Ojimba, disclosed this on Friday while narrating the ordeal of how he and his family members were saved from the hands of men of the underworld.
The LP big weight and family was attacked by gunmen on 24th December 2023, along Ogbaga road on his way to his village Echiaba, in Ebonyi Local Government Area of the State, for Christmas celebration.
He also commended the Commissioner of Police for sending his men who overpowered the gunmen and saved him and his family safely.
“May I sincerely on behalf of my family appreciate the Nigerian security forces especially Ebonyi State Police Command for their prompt intervention during a gruesome attack on my life and immediate family on 24th, 2023, by gunmen armed to the teeth at my country home in Ebonyi LGA.
“I also want to thank his excellency the Governor of Ebonyi state Rt. Hon. Francis Nwifuru for his prompt intervention and assurances of full security.
“To the policemen attached to me, thank you for being the visible protection during the attack that lasted for about an hour. I won’t take it for granted.
“To my friends, home and abroad thank you for your calls and passionate prayers.
It was a gruesome attempt on my life and my dear family
“That I, my wife and children alive today is to the glory of God.