Breaking; APC Chairman Assassinated

The All Progressives Congress chairman in Ideato North Local Government of Imo state Sunny Ejiagwu  has been killed by unknown gunmen in the early hours of Friday.
Ejiagwu was one of the 27 LGAs chairmen inaugurated on Monday by the new state chairman, Daniel Nwafor after the state APC rescheduled election as ordered by the court.

Popularly known as Ohaneze, Ejiagwu’s death has sent shockwaves across Imo.
Confirming the incident, the Imo state commissioner of police, Dasuki Galandanchi revealed that the corpse had been evacuated to a nearby mortuary.

He said; “The APC chairman in Ideato North has been murdered. I was at the scene of the crime and only came back. His corpse has been evacuated to a mortuary.There is no preliminary suspicion but the investigator would find out. The blood of the innocent would expose them.”
Reacting to the killing at the state party secretariat, APC state chairman, Nwafor,
Nwafor said; “The killing is condemnable because APC preaches peace and political tolerance. People should practice politics without bitterness and violence.

The constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria guarantees freedom of association.
We, therefore, call on the Inspector General of police to press on the commissioner of police to nab the culprits. Imo is a peaceful state and an example of how politics should be played.
The deceased was in our meeting on Thursday and he expressed concern about political violence in his area. He told us that his area is volatile and called on us to come to his rescue when the need arises.

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