The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Scientific Equipment Development Initiative, SEDI, Enugu State, Prof. Simon Ndubuisi has been reportedly assassinated in Enugu State.
It was learned that the Federal Government Agency Director was murdered by unknown gunmen along the Enugu Port-Harcourt Expressway on Wednesday.
He was being driven in his official vehicle marked “SEDI 26D 02FG”.
His police orderly was also killed by the gunmen. The fate of his driver is still unclear as of the time of filing this report.
Horrible images and videos of the gruesome murder are currently in circulation.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in Enugu State, ASP Daniel Ndukwe confirmed the incident.
“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, a preliminary investigation has commenced. Further development will be duly communicated, please,” Ndukwe wrote.
However, the Police in Enugu State is yet to confirm the incident as of the time of filing this report.
Scientific Equipment Development Institute (SEDI), Enugu is an institute under the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI). It is located at Akwuke, Enugu South Local Government Area.
The institute is actively involved in the research, development and popularization of scientific research results which have been of great help to the growth and development of the nation.