A Councilor, Nelson Sylvester, popularly known as Ofunwa, representing Eha-Ulo ward, in Nsukka Local Government Area Legislative Council, Enugu State, has been shot dead.
It was learnt that the lawmaker was murdered by gunmen on Sunday night at his residence in Eha-Alumonah.
Although details of the incident are still sketchy, a competent source disclosed that the assailants stormed the lawmaker’s house and started raining bullets on him.
He added that the Councilor ran into a neighbouring compound, from where his lifeless body was later recovered.
The development has sparked tension in the town and other neighbouring communities.
The source, who described the suspected assassination as one too many, added that “it is heartbreaking; it is too hard for us to swallow. We are in deep agony.”
According to Dailypost report, when contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Enugu, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, said he was not disposed to answer calls. A text message was also sent to him but he was yet to respond as of the time of filing this report.
News4 days ago
Just In: Gov Adeleke Cancels Independence Day Celebrations (Read Reasons)
News5 days ago
Osun Pensioners Praises Adeleke over payment Of June, 2016 Half Salary Arrears
Opinion2 days ago
Dayo Adeyeye Made No Utterances Against Tinubu That Could Cost Him Ministerial Position
News3 days ago
Tears As Groom-to-be, Best Man Die In Car Crash On Wedding Eve