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Senator Ordia Survives After Encountering Two Gunmen Attacks In 24 Hours


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Senator Clifford Ordia of Edo State has lauded the policemen in his convoy who helped to save his life after he was attacked by bandits.

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According to him, he was travelling with his convoy on the Okene and Lokoja road when he was accosted by some unknown gunmen but for the bravery of the police, they couldn’t harm him. Three of the policemen with him sustained gunshot wounds and were rushed to the hospital.

In his words “We were coming from Edo State, somewhere between Okene and Lokoja, when we met these suspected bandits. They opened fire on my convoy. The gallant policemen had to immediately return fire.

“The other security vehicle behind had to immediately join them and they were able to repel the suspected bandits. During the exchange, three of the policemen sustained gun wounds. One of them was critically injured. We had to immediately rush them to a Federal Medical Centre in Lokoja, Kogi State.

“They did their best and was able to stabilise them. I’d to immediately put a call across the Federal Medical Centre in Abuja to be on standby. One of the policemen had a bullet lodged close to his liver.

“We met another setback around Abaji. There was traffic because of the incidence and because we had to save the lives of the wounded policemen, we decided to make a move. They opened fire on us. Some vigilantes had to join the policemen and they were chased into the bush.

“That was how I survived that attack. If you see all my vehicles, you’ll see how the bullets damaged them. But I’m glad that we all survived. I must salute the gallantry of our policemen. If given the right equipment, they can do a lot and protect Nigerians.”


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