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Gunmen behead abducted ex-lawmaker in Anambra | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

Gunmen behead abducted ex-lawmaker in Anambra | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

Gunmen have beheaded a former lawmaker in Anambra State. The victim, Nelson Achukwu, from Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra, was reportedly abducted a few months ago by gunmen who accused him of providing information to military authorities. He was, however, released after his abductors realised he was not guilty of the allegation. Achukwu, […]

Share on Telegram Gunmen have beheaded a former lawmaker in Anambra State.PHOTO: manny360 • Zamfara police kill one terrorist, recover rifle in two villages • Trading with B’Haram, ISWAP fuels terrorism, says military Confirming the incident, the paramount ruler’s brother, Friday Derwam, said the gunmen stormed the palace about 01:40am and started shooting sporadically before taking the traditional ruler away.The Northern group, through its acting media officer, Shuaibu Lili, stated yesterday: “With glory to Almighty Allah, the apex socio-political umbrella of the Northern states, ACF, sadly, announces the death of its erstwhile secretary-general, Col.The death has occurred of Mr.

The victim, Nelson Achukwu, from Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra, was reportedly abducted a few months ago by gunmen who accused him of providing information to military authorities.He was, however, released after his abductors realised he was not guilty of the allegation.According to family sources, the gunmen were about 20 in number when they took away the district head.Achukwu,… Gunmen have beheaded a former lawmaker in Anambra State.He would be remembered for his tremendous contribution to the development and upkeep, during his glorious tenure as secretary-general of the ACF.The victim, Nelson Achukwu, from Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra, was reportedly abducted a few months ago by gunmen who accused him of providing information to military authorities.ZAMFARA State Police operatives have killed a suspected terrorist, recovering arms and ammunition in Saran Gamawa and Unguwar Mata villages.He was, however, released after his abductors realised he was not guilty of the allegation.He was Production Editor, Nigerian Tribune and Senior Sub-Editor at Daily Times Newspapers in Lagos.

Achukwu, a physically-challenged person, was again abducted three weeks ago from his house in the Mkpor community.He stated: “On June19, 2022 about 03:00am, Police Tactical Operatives deployed along Gummi/Bukkuyum axis received a distress call that terrorists on motorcycles invaded Saran Gamawa and neighbouring Unguwar Mata villages with intent to kill and abduct innocent members of the communities.He was beheaded after his family reportedly paid N15 million as ransom to the gunmen.The police spokesperson in Anambra State, Tochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the incident on Wednesday.As a result, one of the terrorists was fatally injured.He said the body of the former lawmaker was found on Tuesday between the boundary of Uke and Ukpor Communities in the council area.“His decapitated body was found at the back of Ulasi Rivers and was quickly buried by the family on Tuesday evening as the body was already decomposing.” SIMILARLY, the Theatre Commander, Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), Maj-Gen.

“Efforts were being made to rescue him (from his abductors) before this unfortunate development,” Ikenga said.The police spokesperson said the police would not relent in investigating the incident and assured that the suspects would be tracked down.According to him, economic activities with the insurgents consolidate terrorism in the region.Achukwu is the owner of Nelly Oil & Gas Filling Station in Utuh, another community in the council area.He represented Nnewi South 2 Constituency in the state assembly during the administration of former governor, Chris Ngige, now Minister of Labour and Employment.” He added that terrorism has disrupted livelihoods of 1.The latest attack came exactly one month after gunmen abducted and then beheaded Okechukwu Okoye, a lawmaker representing Aguata 2 Constituency in Anambra State House of Assembly.

Okoye was killed on May 21 with his aide, Cyril Chiegboka, six days after they were abducted along Aguluzigbo Road, Anaocha Local Government Area of the state.2 million people.In this article.

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