July 15, 2024

Breaking: Former Enugu commissioner, brother shot dead

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A former Commissioner for Local Government and Rural Development in Enugu State, Chief Gab Onuzuluike has been shot dead.

The former commissioner and Local Government Chairman of Oji-River was shot dead alongside his brother, Elvis Onuzuluike.

Onuzuluike was also the Local Government Chairman of Oji River in 2014.

He was said to be returning from a burial ceremony with his brother they ran into the assailants within Oji-River.

The brother was reportedly shot dead at the spot while the commissioner was whisked away and later killed and his vehicle taken away.

A police source who confirmed the report, however, said that two of the gunmen were shot dead and the vehicle and their guns were recovered.

They were said to have run into a police checkpoint and opened fire on them following radio communication.

Details later…

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