Suspected gunmen killed councillor, youth leader

The police command in Ebonyi has confirmed that suspected gunmen allegedly killed a councillor, Stanley Nwaeze and a youth leader, Arinze Ugochukwu, at Isu in Onicha Local Government Area of the state.

The police spokesperson in Ebonyi, DSP Joshua Ukandu, confirmed the incident in an interview with journalists on Tuesday in Abakaliki, the state capital.

The spokesperson, who condemned the gruesome murder, said the command received the report of the incident around 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday.

“I received the report from a divisional police officer of Onicha LGA that the incident happened on June 2.

“The incident is confirmed, and the police are investigating the matter,” Mr Ukandu said.

The councillor, Mr Nwaeze represents the Enuagu ward in the area, while Mr Ugochukwu was the local government coordinator of the National Youth Council Of Nigeria and a native of Amagu Mgbom village in the Isu community.


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