Panic in Imo as gunmen dressed in police uniform murder PDP chieftain

By Editor on 21/07/2018

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There was pandemonium in Imo State on Saturday as gunmen suspected to be armed robbers shot and murdered one of the youth leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

Chidi Eburuaja, until his death was the PDP youth leader in Owerre Nkworji, the political ward of the  House Of Representatives Committee Chairman on Banking and Currency, Jones Onyereri.

Owerre Nkworji is in the  Nkwerre  Local Government Area of Imo state.

His kinsman, Emeka Njoku who confirmed his death, said that the victim had driven to a nearby pharmacy when he was waylaid by the gunmen.

The source said “three armed men who were dressed in police uniform stormed a bar at about 8:45 pm. They were trying to snatch a vehicle from the victim but they could not succeed and they shot him.

He was first taken to Joint Hospital, Amaigbo but was later transferred to UNTH Enugu where he died this morning (Saturday).

Posted 21/07/2018 10:47:14 PM

 

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