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BREAKING: Gunmen kill former traditional ruler of Aguleri, Alex Edozieuno, driver

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Gunmen on Friday allegedly killed the previous conventional ruler of Aguleri, in Anambra State, Alex Edozieuno, and his driver, recognized as Chukwuemeka.

Each males had been mentioned to have been allegedly ambushed and killed at Otuocha within the Anambra East Native Authorities Space of the state within the early hours of Friday.

The previous monarch had been deposed final 12 months, after he joined 11 different conventional rulers to journey to Abuja with an oil magnate, Prince Arthur Eze, to see President Muhammadu Buhari, with out authorisation by the federal government.

The state police command’s Public Relations Workplace, Ikenga Tochukwu, confirmed the incident to DAILY POST, saying the Commissioner of Police, Tony Olofu, has ordered investigation on the matter.

The PPRO mentioned, “The Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command , Tony Olofu, has led a group of police operatives to the scene of homicide incident alongside Ikem Ivife Village by Ezu bridge, Otuocha, Anambra East.

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“He described the incident as man’s inhumanity to man and ordered speedy investigation into the incident.

“Preliminary investigation reveals that the victims, one Mr Alex Edozieuno, 62yrs outdated, a former conventional ruler of Nkpunado Neighborhood Anambra East LGA and his driver Chukwuemeka( different names but to be recognized) had been attacked by suspected gunmen by 10am alongside Ezu bridge, Otuocha.

“The reveals recovered from the scene embody; one Lexus 470 with plate reg No Aguleri-1 belonging to the sufferer and a few expended ammunition.

“In the meantime the our bodies have been deposited to the Mortuary. Additional growth shall be communicated.”

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