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APC chairman murdered by unknown gunmen in Imo state

Amadin Ogbewe

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The APC chairman in Logara/Umuohiagu ward in the Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of Imo state, Mr. Ifeanyi Ozoemena has been murdered by unknown gunmen. 

Daily Trust reported on Wednesday, that Ozoemena was shot dead on Tuesday night, two hours after he had finished presiding over a meeting of his party in the ward in preparation for the rescheduled Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections.

Ozoemena was reportedly shot in the presence of his family by the gunmen. The vice chairman of Logara union, Chief Martin Opara, confirmed the death of the chairman claiming it was unfortunate. 

Opara said that the Eze-in-council in conjunction with the community’s town union had met and sent a delegation to the Divisional Police Officer, requesting that the masterminds should be arrested without any hesitation.

The Commissioner of police, Dasuki Galadanchi, also confirmed the incident in a telephone conversation, saying that the police had evacuated the corpse.

The commissioner had assured that investigations had begun and that suspects would be arrested shortly. 

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