Party officials shot dead as gunmen invade APC meeting in Enugu

1/19/2022 2:25:00 PM

One of those killed was identified as Mr. Kelvin Ezeoha, the party’s State Assistant Youth leader.

One of those killed was identified as Mr. Kelvin Ezeoha, the party’s State Assistant Youth leader.

APC Officials in Enugu South Local Government Area were gunned down when armed men invaded the party's office during a meeting on Tuesday.

Tony AdibeWed, 19 Jan 2022 12:08:26 GMTOfficials of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu South Local Government Area were gunned down when armed men invaded the party’s office during a meeting on Tuesday.One of those killed was identified as Mr. Kelvin Ezeoha, the party’s State Assistant Youth leader.

Bumpy road to Feb 26 APC conventionThe identity of the other person killed was unknown as of the time of filing this report.Members of the party from ward III Obeagu Awkunanaw, Enugu South, were reportedly holding a meeting at the party office located in their ward when the gunmen numbering about 7 invaded the venue and shot dead two party members and kidnapped one other person.

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APC Tony Adibe Wed, 19 Jan 2022 12:08:26 GMT Officials of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu South Local Government Area were gunned down when armed men invaded the party’s office during a meeting on Tuesday.the Party, Mr.Published 19 January 2022 Gunmen on Tuesday evening reportedly killed the Enugu State Youth Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Kelvin Ezeoha, and one other person.Imonina tendered his resignation in a letter titled ‘Resignation Of My Membership Of All Progressives Congress And Position As Acting State Publicity Secretary Of The Party.

One of those killed was identified as Mr. Kelvin Ezeoha, the party’s State Assistant Youth leader. The incident occurred while the members of the Party from ward III Obeagu Awkunanaw, Enugu South Local Government Area were having a reconciliation meeting. Bumpy road to Feb 26 APC convention The identity of the other person killed was unknown as of the time of filing this report. Enugu State chapter of the APC had been in crisis over leadership of the party for years now. Members of the party from ward III Obeagu Awkunanaw, Enugu South, were reportedly holding a meeting at the party office located in their ward when the gunmen numbering about 7 invaded the venue and shot dead two party members and kidnapped one other person. One other member was taken away. A stalwart of the party in the state, who confirmed the incident but didn’t want to be mentioned, said: “Some gunmen invaded the Enugu South LGA APC meeting this evening while their meeting was in progress, opened fire on the party members.

“They killed the immediate past Enugu South Local Government Chairman of the party, now the incumbent Assistant state youth leader, Mr. “They killed the immediate past Enugu South Local Government Chairman of the party, now the incumbent State youth leader, Mr. Read Also. Kelvin Ezeoha and one other person, while a party member was kidnapped,” the source said. The party Chieftain further stated that it was uncertain still if the killing was a case of political assassination or the making of suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), who have been unleashing terror on innocent citizens of South East in the name of enforcing the a sit-at-home order. Another party member was kidnapped. When contacted, the State caretaker Committee chairman of the party, Dr. Ben Nwoye, said he was devastated by the news of the sad incident. The Police in Enugu State are yet to issue a statement on the incident.

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