Council Chairman Condemns killings In Ebonyi

The chairman of Ohaukwu local government area of Ebonyi State, Prince Ikechukwu Onwe Odono yesterday  condemned in its entirety the killing of an illustrious youth of Ngbejiogu in his council by unknown gunmen 

Speaking with journalists shortly after visiting the scene where the ugly incident took place, the Council Chairman, Odono,noted  that one Mr. Ikechukwu Idenyi Ali has been confirmed death after multiple gunshots on him by the gunmen at his shop while locking his shop at the popular Okwor market in Ohaukwu council. 

According to him, the stakeholders of the community will be meeting with security agencies to conduct investigation to know those behind the killing and however, assured the residents of the community and the market traders to go about their normal business as he has deployed the security operatives to be on top gear to restore peace in the effected area.

"Actually yesterday around 10pm, unknown gunmen came to our village market, Okwor with motor bike and shot One Mr. Ikechukwu Ali while he was locking up his shop in the night hours of the day.

"These morning, when the information came to me, I quickly went there alongside with Deputy Speaker Of Ebonyi state House of Assembly, Chief Chinedu Onah , policemen and other relevant political stakeholders of the Ohaukwu local government area who condemned the gravity of the crime .

"When I got there, many youths of that community who are engaging in peaceful demonstration to condemn the painful killings of the disease in his shop and after addressing them, I made sure that no lives or property was tampered with," Odono said .

When contacted, Ebonyi State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Joshua Ukandu said security operatives has been deployed to commence investigation to unravel perpetrators of the heinous crime and other killings in the area.

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