Unknown gunmen assaulted Prof. Charles Soludo, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Anambra governorship aspirant, on Wednesday, March 31 in Isuofia community in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State.
According to sources, Soludo was having an engaging session with the community’s youths when gunmen raided the party, firing sporadically in the air. Three police officers were killed, and the former CBN governor’s whereabouts are uncertain.
The state police command spokesperson, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, confirmed the incident but said that he was still gathering information about the unfortunate incident.
Soludo has declared his interest to run for governor of the state come November 6, 2021.