By Our Reporter
The Director General, Scientific Equipment Development Institute (SEDI, Enugu, Prof. Samuel Ndubuisi was on Wednesday evening shot dead in Enugu by unknown gunmen.
Ikengaonline reports that Ndubuisi along with his police orderly was killed along the Centenary City Junction axis of the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway .
The driver of the vehicle reportedly sustained injuries and had been taken to an undisclosed hospital for medical attention.
Unconfirmed reports have it that the daughter of Ndubuisi, who was in the car when the incident happened, was abducted by the assailants.
Ndubuisi hailed from Mgbowo in Awgu Local Government Area of the state.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Enugu State Command, Mr Daniel Ndukwe confirmed the incident.
Ndukwe, however, said that information concerning the incident was still sketchy.
According to the PPRO, the incident happened at about 1600hrs.
“Information surrounding a shooting incident today, 07/07/2021 at about 1600hrs, along Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway, said to have led to the death of a man and his police orderly is still sketchy.
“Meanwhile, preliminary investigation has commenced . Further development will be duly communicated, please,” Ndukwe said.
Ikengaonline further reports that the incident is coming barely 48 hours the Chief Executive Officer, AutoEase, Mr Ifeanyi Okeke was also assassinated about two kilometers away from the point of the latest incident.