By Chidi Nwaopara
OWERRI—A chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, recognized as Ifeanyi Ozoemena, has been murdered in Ngor Okpala native council space of Imo State, by unidentified gunmen, stated to have operated in a sports activities utility automobile, SUV.
Vanguard gathered that the deceased was the APC chairman of Logara/Umuohiagu Ward and was murdered Tuesday evening by suspected political thugs.
Vice chairman of Logara Improvement Union, LDU, Chief Martin Opara confirmed the incident, saying that “the neighborhood is shocked and has by no means witnessed such a political killing earlier than.”
He urged safety companies to fish out Ozoemena’s killers with none delay.
Opara stated that the Eze-in-Council, along side the neighborhood’s city union had met and despatched a delegation to Divisional Police Officer, DPO, requesting that the masterminds must be arrested at once.
“This killing is unusual to our neighborhood. We now have met with the Eze-in-Council and have despatched a delegation to the DPO requesting that the killers be arrested instantly,” he stated.
When contacted, the State Commissioner of Police, CP, Mr. Dasuki Galadanchi confirmed the killing, mentioning that the police had evacuated the corpse.
In accordance with Galadanchi, “the gunmen who killed the APC chieftain operated in an SUV jeep, stressing that “investigation is on.
“We now have visited the crime scene and we have now evacuated the corpse. We now have completed the preliminary investigations, together with taking of images.”