River State – The ruling All Progressives Congress has lost its Vice-Chairman after he was killed by gunmen in Rivers.
The Vice-Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Ward 5, Oyigbo local government Area of Rivers State, Edward Okechukwu has been shot dead by unknown gunmen. Okechukwu, the son of the paramount ruler of Azuogu Ndoki community and four other young men were shot dead in the early hours of Monday.
Residents alleged that the attackers are from Ilori area of Ogoni community in Tai Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that the gunmen, who were well armed with different weapons including AK47 injured many people in two other communities. They also destroyed properties and made away with so many valuables from the communities.