Two young businessmen were assassinated by a group of armed men in Aba, Abia, on Tuesday.
Geoffrey Ogbonna, a police public relations officer, confirmed the murder to the Nigerian News Agency (NAN).
According to the official, the event occurred in Aba’s Ogbor Hill neighborhood.
“Report is still sketchy, but the police have stepped into action”, he added.
An eyewitness disclosed that the victims were killed under Ogbor Hill Waterside Bridge.
They were dealers in musical equipment and footwear before they were killed.
The source said the killers arrived in four tricycles with four assailants in each,
“One of the victims pulled his car over to greet his friend, the other victim.
“The gunmen suddenly arrived in four tricycles and demanded some money. In the ensuing argument, they shot the victims.”
The attackers hit their targets a few metres from the Eziama Police Station.
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