Governorship candidate escapes snake attack days after failed assassination attempt in Cross River

The Cross River state governorship candidate of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) Usani Usani, escaped a snake attack at his country home in the Mkpani community of Yakurr Local Government Area.

Usani was earlier reported to have escaped an assassination attempt on the Calabar-Ikom Federal Highway on his way to his hometown but two others were shot dead in the deadly encounter.

The spokesperson of the former minister of Niger Delta Affairs, David Agabi, confirmed that it was true on Thursday, February 9 2023.

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Agabi explained that Usani who is the governorship candidate of the Peoples Redemption Party, PRP, in the state was taking a walk around his home in the community, at noon but did not quickly see the snake and almost stepped on the animal.

“The governorship candidate was in his Mkpani community in Yakurr LGA and was going out of his house. He almost stepped on the snake but missed it.



“People came around and killed it”, adding “This is one too many.”

Agabi asked, “what’s happening in Usani Uguru Usani’s life, after a failed assassination attempt; now is a snake?”

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