Atiku’s Campaign DG Escapes Death As Gunmen Open Fire On His Vehicle In Rivers
Abiye Sekibo, the Director General of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, escaped assassination on Thursday night.
It was gathered that Sekibo, who is the Director General of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council in Rivers State, was on his way to the proposed venue of the party’s presidential rally when the gunmen attacked his vehicle.
According to reports, the gunmen dressed in police uniforms opened fire on Sekibo’s vehicle, a Land Cruiser bulletproof jeep at the Rainbow Town in Port Harcourt.
Sekibo, who confirmed the incident at a news briefing Friday, said his car was riddled with bullets and the venue of the proposed rally set on fire, while policemen watched the inferno
He said, “As we approached the site, those policemen who were watching the inferno opened fire on our vehicle. I looked at the Hilux vehicles, they were police Hilux vehicles attached to the Governor of Rivers State.”
KanyiDaily recalls that Atiku Abubakar has been at loggerheads with Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike since after the PDP presidential primary in May 2022.