Minister of Transport Rt Hon Rotimi Amaechi was attacked this evening in Madrid,Spain.
The attack took place during the ongoing Climate Change Conference.
Rt Hon Amaechi confirmed the attack in his Twitter handle.
According to him, “Some minutes ago, I was attacked by a few misguided Nigerians while on national assignment at a climate change event in Madrid, Spain.”
He added that the misguided Nigerians were quickly repelled by the Spanish police before they could do any harm.
In the last six months public officials and Senators from the South East and South South have become victims of attack particularly in Europe.
Recently,former Deputy Senate President Senator, Ike Ekweremadu received an unusual welcome at Nuremberg, Germany recently when he was beaten and chased away from an event to mark the New Yam festival.
However,Amaechi confirmed in the twitter handle his state of health ”
I am fine. I was not hurt. Thanks for your support & prayers”