Thugs Shot PDP LGA Chairman Dead In EbonyiFeatured, Latest News, Nigeria 2015 Election Saturday, April 11th, 2015
FROM IGNATIUS OKPARA, Abakaliki – Armed men suspected to be political thugs on Saturday shot dead the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Ishielu council Area of Ebonyi state, Emeka Nworie,
The deceased was attacked at his residence in Ezzagu in Ishielu local government Area of the state.
He was shot severally by his assailants on different parts of his body until he gave up the ghost, the police said.
The state Police public Relations officer, PPRO Chris Anyanwu, confirmed the incident.
He said the incident took place in the morning.
According to the Command spokesman, the assailants asked for money, which was generously given to them, yet they proceeded to shoot him to death.
African Examiner reports that Ebonyi State has recorded series of politically motivated killings since last year.
It would be recalled that two people were killed earlier in the week in Ikwo area of the state when supporters of PDP and Labour Party LP clashed during a political event.
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