Port Harcourt - Dakuku Peterside, Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA0 and the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Rivers State in the April 2015 election, narrowly escaped death on Sunday after his vehicle was attacked by gunmen in two utility vehicles on his way from the Port Harcourt International Airport.
Peterside who was in his car with Davies Ibiamu Ikanya, Rivers State APC Chairman and Asita Honourable, deputy governorship candidate of the APC said they escaped the assassins bullets by a stroke of luck.
He said two Jeeps belonging to Emeka Woke, Gov Nyesom Wike’s Chief of Staff carrying two unknown gunmen trailed him to the UTC Junction and opened fire on his car.
He said, his car however did a detour to the DSS office gate where he drove to seek refuge.
He stated that the unknown gunmen opened fire again at the SSS men on guard.
- News 24