Gunmen hours ago attacked Odata Secondary School in Ihiala, Ihiala local government area or Anambra State.
THE RAZOR NEWS gathered that the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) was preparing to hold a political rally in the area when the gunmen visited the area.
A source said the governor was in the area win his convoy when the attackers struck.
“The governor’s convoy was held for about one hour, while gunshot was racheting everywhere in the area,” the source said.
Meanwhile, the DSP Toochukwu Ikenganyia, the Anambra State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer confirmed that there was attack in Ihiala.
“The attack happened at Odata center school beside St Martins Church, Ihiala. It happened at about 9:30am.
“We recovered one Ak 47 riffle, two magazines with 30 rounds of ammunition and a Toyota Hilux vehicle form the attackers.
“The Police and military are currently on ground now while mop up operations is ongoing. Normalcy has since returned to the area,” PPRO Ikenga said.
When THE RAZOR NEWS enquired from the Anambra State Commisioner for Information, Mr C. Don Adinuba, he confirmed that there was an incident, asking for sometime to be able to send an official release.