LP Nat’l chair, Abure alleges assassination attempt on life

..Says Abuja residence set on fire

National Chairman of Labour Party, LP, Mr. Julius Abure has alleged that his Abuja residence was set on fire in the early hours of Wednesday, while he escaped assassination attempt on his life.

LP National Publicity Secretary, Obiora Ifoh, in a statement Wednesday night, said: “The National Chairman of the Labour Party, Abure early this morning allegedly escaped assassination attempt on him at his Abuja residence.

Burnt inside of the house

“His residence was also gutted by a mysterious fire which started a few minutes after ia.m., while Abure and the members of his family were asleep.

Burnt inside of the house

“According to a member of the family who narrated the incidence, the family was woken up by neighbours and security men living in the compound who raised the alarm.

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“The entire family were trapped as the inferno had reached the staircase making it impossible for Abure and family to escape.

“However, it took divine intervention for the national chairman and his family to escape after neighbours and security men gallantly pulled down one of the windows upstairs making ways for the family to escape.

“Men of the Fire Service arrived shortly after Abure and his family were evacuated.

“Abure and his family were rushed to a private hospital where they are presently receiving treatment. Their condition is however stable.

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