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23 May 2022The killing and beheading of a lawmaker, representing the Aguata II Constituency, in the state House of Assembly, Okechukwu Okoye, and his aide, Cyril Chiegboka, has heightened the fear and tension of the Monday sit-at-home in Anambra State.
It was observed that schools, parks, markets, banks, offices and roads were totally shut across the state on Monday.The lawmaker’s murder put more fears into the residents of the state prompting them to stay indoors totally, unlike other days, when there was scanty movement.Read more: Punch Newspapers »
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Gunmen vow to kill more lawmakers in AnambraLess than 24 hours after killing a member of Anambra Assembly, unknown gunmen have threatened to murder more Anambra lawmakers. We are going Sri Lanka soon É k'are I hope they won't blame Fulani too
Published 23 May 2022 The killing and beheading of a lawmaker, representing the Aguata II Constituency, in the state House of Assembly, Okechukwu Okoye, and his aide, Cyril Chiegboka, has heightened the fear and tension of the Monday sit-at-home in Anambra State.Nigerian Newspapers : 1.Published 22 May 2022 The Anambra State House of Assembly has expressed deep shock over the news of the gruesome murder of one of its members, Mr Okechukwu Okoye, by gunmen.Okoye, an indigene of Isuofia, the same community as Chukwuma Soludo, governor of Anambra, was kidnapped in Aguata on May 15 alongside Cyril Chiegboka, his campaign director.
It was observed that schools, parks, markets, banks, offices and roads were totally shut across the state on Monday. The lawmaker’s murder put more fears into the residents of the state prompting them to stay indoors totally, unlike other days, when there was scanty movement. The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr. Also, the incessant attacks on daily basis by unknown gunmen that resulted in scores of death and destruction of properties put more fear of uncertainty to the people . In a press statement after an indoor meeting on Sunday, the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Uche Okafor, described the death of Okoye as unfortunate and heart breaking. Consequently, business activities remained grounded. 2. The ever-busy Onitsha/Owerri road was a ghost zone including Onitsha/Enugu expressway, Onitsha/Asaba/Benin/Lagos expressway and the Onitsha/Nnewi/Ekwulobia/Uga/Akokwa road. “Recall on 15/5/2022, the Command Operatives had earlier embarked on a rescue operation following the incident of his abduction on same date at about 5:30pm along Aguluzigbo Umiona, Aguata LGA.
Reacting, a resident of Onitsha, said, “It is the worst today, Monday, because of the killing of a lawmaker and his aide by a yet to be identified gunmen. As the winner, he is expected to walk away with 30 million naira, a brand new SUV, a recording deal and other exciting prices. He urged Governor Chukwuma Soludo not to relent in his efforts towards achieving maximum security of lives and property of Ndi Anambra and called on well-meaning citizens to join hands with the governor in that direction. “Today’s sit-at-home is severe, unlike the previous ones when people would see very few inter state commuter buses. I didn’t see any open market in Onitsha today. President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr.” Also reacting, a lawyer in Awka who pleaded anonymity said, “I didn’t like the ugly situation now where innocent people like the lawmaker and others were slaughtered like cows. Read Also . Nwabuoku is to take over the position pending the outcome of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, investigation of the suspended AGF, Ahmad Idris.