Sheriff Oborevwori, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Delta State, reportedly escaped attack from gunmen along the Warri-Sapele highway.
The incident, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Dennis Otu, happened on Sunday.
Otu said Oborevwori was going to Osubi from Sapele when the incident occurred, adding that the matter has been reported to the police for investigation.
“The convoy of the Delta State PDP Governorship Candidate, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori on Sunday, March 12, 2023, came under heavy attack from unknown gunmen between Elume junction and Okuabude in Okpe Local Government Area of the State,” the statement partly read.
The statement added that Oborevwori survived the attack by the grace of God, disclosing that he was riding in a bullet proof car.