Video recording of the lifeless bodies of the three policemen attached to the Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa has indicated that the uniforms worn by the deceased security operatives were removed, leaving them barely with underwear.
It would be recalled that Unknown Gunmen on Friday afternoon ambushed and killed three security aides of the Delta State Governor at Ubuluisiuzor area in Ihiala local government area of Anambra State when they were on the way to Abia State as security advanced party team ahead of the last Saturday PDP presidential campaign in the Southeast State.
The officers, Inspectors Lucky Aleh; Celestine Nwadiokwu and Jude Obuh attached to the Explosives Ordinance Disposal EOD Unit in Government House, Asaba were ambushed and killed around 1:30 pm in front of the primary school at Ubuluisiuzor, according to the recent video posted online.
Delta State Commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu while earlier briefing journalists on Saturday had said that the three officers killed were on police Uniforms while the fourth officer on mufti escaped from the Unknown Gunmen.
“We bring you the sad news of our very gallant officers who have helped us in maintaining peace in our state attached to the Explosives Ordinance Disposal EOD Unit in Government House, Asaba.
“The officers met their untimely death while they were proceeding as advanced team for the PDP National Campaign Rally in Abia, unfortunately this particular team veered off from the convoy and took another route different from where the convoy was taking.
“They were ambushed along the Ihiala-Orlu Road enroute Umuahia by non-state actors who eventually killed three of them in police uniform while the one on mufti escaped”, Aniagwu said.