The growing country of lack of confidence in Aba, Abia state, took a brand new size on Wednesday night time whilst Governor Okezie Ikpeazu’s convoy turned into attacked in an stumble upon with armed robbers, who have been robbing commuters alongside Aba-Owerri street. That is while a but-to-be identified victim become kidnapped at Immaculate Junction, at the same time as every other is being feared lifeless after he changed into hit through stray bullet. Vanguard accrued that the incident came about close to Immaculate Junction along the ever busy Aba-Owerri street, whilst the governor was coming returned to Aba from Umuahia at 8p.M. Although no lifestyles changed into misplaced, assets stated that the safety information connected to the governor fired sporadic pictures, which scared the robbers away. Sources advised leading edge that the gunmen had been robbing a suspected Lagos certain bus, when a pilot safety van with out siren and amber mild approached the place. On sighting the safety car, the gunmen were said to have opened fire with out understanding that it turned into the governor’s convoy. According to a protection operative within the metropolis, who pleaded anonymity, “the robbers did no longer understand that it became the governor. They thought that it could be the military or police, however after they determined it was the governor’s convoy with its complete supplement of safety information, they took to their heels. “I do now not assume it turned into the governor that the hoodlums desired to attack. It’s miles just that the governor’s convoy that became returning from work without the standard siren and the revolving amber mild, bumped into them.” Contacted, spokesman of Abia nation Police Command, DSP Ezekiel Onyeke, showed the incident, but debunked reports that the gunmen attacked the governor’s convoy. Onyeke delivered that he was yet to be absolutely briefed by means of the chief safety Officer to the governor over the incident.