Breaking: Gunmen kill three traditional rulers in Imo

By AdvocateNews on 19/10/2021

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 959


Tragedy struck in Imo State on Tuesday evening as yet-to-be identified gunmen opened fire on traditional rulers during a meeting, killing three of them.

The traditional rulers were having a stakeholders’ meeting at the Njaba local council headquarters at Nnenasa when the hoodlums struck.

Reports said that other traditional rulers were left with varying degrees of injuries.

As of the time of filing this report, the council headquarters was in a state of panic.

The police spokesperson in the state, Mike Abattam, said two of the traditional rulers had been confirmed dead while the command had commenced investigation into the incident.

Among the monarchs confirmed dead were the Obi 1 of Okwudor autonomous community, Eze E. Anayochukwu Durueburuo and Eze Sampson Osunwa of Ihebineowerre autonomous community.

Posted 19/10/2021 6:29:48 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

You may also like...
Schools In New York To Stay Closed For...

Man arrested for selling 130 women

Kaduna killing is being politicised, says Buhari

Sexual assault: Nigerian Pastor Omotoso faces retrial in...

Father kills son for planning to marry older...

Offor donates $30m Medical Equipment to Nigeria, 18...

Angry residents set six suspected bandits ablaze in...

169 killed, 191 hospitalised as Cholera ravages Kano...

Fulani herdsmen kidnap Methodist priest, two others in...

Kyari gave me tips that helped me recover...

JUST IN: Gov Umahi sacks 83 appointees, retains...

Heavy shootings on Enugu-Abakaliki highway, travelers stranded

 

Latest News Umahi confirms killing of five abducted construction workers in Ebonyi COVID-19 Omicron: UK govt puts Nigeria on red list, bans foreign travellers Air Peace begins flight operations into Anambra Airport December 7 BEWARE! NCC warns telecom consumers against falling prey to cyber-criminals 2023 presidency: Igbos will kneel, prostrate, beg – Ezeife How Nigerian government terrorizes citizens of Sabbath Faith, others DSS arrests General Dambazau Man commits suicide in Delta after killing wife Police declare SS3 student wanted for beating teacher to death in Delta Enugu Court jails seven Yahoo boys over cybercrime EFCC arrests three suspects with 1,144 ATM cards at Kano airport Designate Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, MACBAN, FUNAM terrorist organizations — Ortom tells FG

 

Most Read Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (226,892 views) Sickle cell support group seeks government intervention (226,891 views) Ebonyi bans embalming of corpses in homes (226,889 views) Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (226,887 views) Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (226,887 views) I’ve no Coronavirus, govt wants to kill me – Anambra Index case (226,887 views) Fleeing ex-DG Imo Broadcasting Corporation who stabbed wife to death arrested (226,886 views) FG sends new directive to banks, schools as Buhari extends lockdown by four weeks (226,886 views) HUSHPUPPI: CRIMINALS HAVE NO TRIBE. THEY SHAME ALL OF US... (220,355 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (220,105 views) All you need to know about Peter Obi, PDP VP Candidate (171,143 views) DEMOCRACY DAY: President Muhammadu Buhari’s full speech (169,443 views)

 

 

SECTIONS FAITH (158) EDITORIAL (18) NEWS (7,398) POLITICS (495) SOCIETY (132) SPORTS (58) BUSINESS (370) HEALTH (59) EDUCATION (50) ENTERTAINMENT (55) INTERNATIONAL (183) TECHNOLOGY (6) COLUMNISTS (57) LETTERS (4) OPINION (41)

 

 


There are no video entries posted yet.