Nigeria, April 1 -- The police in Anambra State said they have arrested one suspect over Wednesday's deadly attack on a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Charles Soludo.

Three police officers attached to Mr Soludo were killed during the attack which occurred at Mr Soludo's hometown of Isuofia, Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, the police have confirmed.

The police also confirmed the abduction of the Commissioner for Public Utilities in the state, Emeka Ezenwanne, by the unknown gunmen.

Mr Soludo, a professor of econometrics, is an aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance for the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State.

"One person has been arrested in connection with th...