Gunmen assassinate SEDI Director in Enugu
By Uzoh Ugwueze-Enugu
The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Scientific Equipment Development Initiative, SEDI, Enugu State, Prof. Simon Ndubuisi has been reportedly murdered in Enugu State.
This is happening barely two days after the CEO of Auto-Ease services was gunned down at the Independence Layout Area of the State.
It was gathered that the Federal Government Agency Director was murdered by unkonwn 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.
Their lifeless bodies were seen lying close to the bullet-ridden official Toyota Prado jeep.
Spokesperson of the Enugu state police command, ASP Daniel Ndukwe in a statement said;
“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,”.
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 research, development and popularization of science research results which have been of great help to the growth and development of the nation.