Gunmen assassinated two members of the All Progressives Congress in Ebonyi State on Friday night.
The APC members were allegedly killed in the Mkpuma Akpatakpa hamlet of the state’s Izzi Local Government Area.
They were believed to be attending an APC gathering in the community on Friday night when the gunmen entered the premises and opened fire on everyone present.
Their assailants, who were stated to be two in number, allegedly used a motorcycle.
They were claimed to have rapidly zoomed out after completing their heinous objective.
Two people have been confirmed deceased, while two others are being treated at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital in Abakaliki, the state capital.
Meanwhile, gunmen have attacked and killed one Charles Nwankwo, who is the Commander of Ebubeagu at Ogboji Ward, in the Ezza North Local Government Area, of the state.
The gunmen, according to a source in the area stormed the house of the Ebubeagu Commander at around 1 am, on Saturday, and shot him dead.
The source noted that the gunmen carted away his motorcycle and gun.
The source said, “Charles Nwankwo is Ebubeagu Commander in Ogboji Ward, Ezza North LGA. Gunmen visited him at his home town in Ogboji community and shot him dead, collected his motorcycle and gun and ran away.”
The Ebonyi State Commander of Ebubeagu, Friday Ujor, confirmed the killings.
He, however, said he was yet to get full details of both incidents.
The Ebonyi State Police Command was yet to confirm the incidents as of the time of filing this report, on Saturday.
The Command’s spokesperson, SP Chris Anyanwu, neither picked his calls not repled messages sent to his mobile, on Saturday.
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