Metuh Escapes Death as Gunmen Invade Abuja Home

Former National Publicity Secretary of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, escaped death by the whiskers Tuesday night when gunmen suspected to be assassins invaded his home located at Prince and Princess Estate, Abuja.
In a statement signed and made available to newsmen on Wednesday by his Special Assistant on media, Richard Ihediwa, said the armed men numbering about eight, fired several shots and forcefully gained entrance into the compound after destroying a section of its spiked security fence.
According to him, “They tied up security guards and a driver at the premises and attempted to gain access to the main building, but could not due to the security doors at the front and back entrances of the main house.
“When they could not gain access into the main building, they beat up the security guards and ordered them at gunpoint to call out Chief Metuh using their phones, but the guards insisted he was not at home but had travelled to the east.
“Out of frustration, the invaders broke into other buildings in the premises including Chief Metuh’s out office where they carted away some documents and electronic equipment.
“Their escape route trailed with blood as one of the armed men got injured in the course of their breaking through the spiked security fence.
“Already, a shocked Chief Metuh had made an official report to the police to unravel those behind the attack and intention manifested in the incidence.
“Chief Metuh’s guards and driver are already assisting the police in their investigation”, the statement added.

Author: News Editor

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