OpenLife Nigeria reports that one of the state directors in the Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s 2023 presidential campaign team, former Transport Minister, Dr. Abiye Sekibo, has unveiled what he has gained since thugs attacked him in Port Harcourt recently.
Sekibo, who currently serves as the Director-General of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council in Rivers State, escaped assassination by the whiskers in Port Harcourt on Thursday, February 9.
According to the narrative, it was learnt that gunmen dressed in police uniform opened fire on Sekibo’s vehicle, a Land Cruiser bulletproof jeep at the Rainbow Town in Port Harcourt, where he went to inspect the venue of a proposed presidential rally of the party.
Confirming the incident at a news briefing Friday, February 10, Sekibo said his car was riddled with bullets and the venue of the proposed rally set on fire, while policemen watched the inferno.
“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, ” he stated.
Speaking on Arise TV Sunday afternoon, Sekibo disclosed that he has received two bullet proof SUVs as “gifts from friends,” after the attack.
He also added that additional SUVs are awaiting his collection in Abuja as gifts from friends as against the one that got damaged.
He noted that his commitment to Atiku’s presidential election remains unshaken adding that Atiku “Is part of us in Rivers State,” on account of his investment which has been putting food on the tables of many