News reaching this medium has it that nine persons who allegedly participated in the attack against a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo have been arrested.
Recall that sometime last month, Soludo, a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance was attacked by unknown gunmen in his community, Isuofia, Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, during an interactive session with youths of the community.
In the melee, three policemen were killed, the Commissioner for Public Utilities the state, Mr Emeka Ezenwanne was abducted by the gunmen. He was later released.
The state Governor, Chief Willie Obiano on Wednesday disclosed that nine of the suspected hoodlums who participated in the attack had been arrested and would face the full wrath of the law.
He made this disclosure at the Prof. Dora Akunyili Women’s Development Centre in Awka.
He said, “What happened last month is unfortunate, but let me tell you, we have restrategised and we are coming out like a smoking gun.
“We are not going to take prisoners. The nine people that attacked Prof Soludo are in our net now. We are going to eliminate them. We will go after the others.
“We are not going to take prisoners any longer. A special squad have already been put together, and they are already working everywhere.”