Gunmen Open Fired At Nigeria’s Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah’s Car In Abuja


 STELLA-ODUAH-OGIEWM Unknown Gunmen on Monday in Abuja opened fired shots at the car of the Minister of Aviation, Ms. Stella Oduah in Abuja, The FCT Police Command have confirmed

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The spokesperson of the command, Altine Daniel, told government funded News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the incident occurred at about 10 p.m. on Friday.

She added that the Minister was not in the car when the incident took place.

Ms. Daniel, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, however, said that the incident was reported to the police on Monday at about 5:30 p.m.

According to her, some metal objects were found in the vehicle, which do not look like the conventional bullet.

“The objects will be subjected to ballistic test,” the spokesperson said.

According to her, investigation into the incident has begun.

Also confirming the shooting, the Special Adviser to the minister, Joe Obi, said that the attack took place at the Ministers’ Hill, Maitama in Abuja.

“Fortunately, the minister was not in the car at the time the attack took place.

“An official report has been made to the police and the police are currently investigating it,” Mr. Obi said.

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Babatunde Akinsola
Babatunde Akinsola
Babatunde Akinsola is aNaija247news' Southwest editor. He's based in Lagos and writes on the Yoruba Nation political issues, news and investigative reports

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