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Prominent Nigerian Lawmaker Assassinated in Enugu State

 

In a tragic turn of events, Nelson Sylvester, a well-known Nigerian lawmaker representing Eha-Ulo ward in the Nsukka Local Government Area Legislative Council, Enugu State, was fatally shot by unidentified gunmen. The incident took place on Sunday night at Sylvester’s residence in Eha-Alumonah.

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According to an anonymous source familiar with the matter, the assailants forcefully entered the lawmaker’s house and unleashed a hail of bullets upon him. Fleeing for his life, Sylvester sought refuge in a neighboring compound, where his lifeless body was discovered later.

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This suspected assassination has sent shockwaves through the community, leaving its residents in a state of deep anguish. The senseless act has exacerbated tensions not only in the town but also in surrounding communities.

 

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Authorities are actively investigating the incident, aiming to bring the perpetrators to justice and restore a sense of security to the affected region. The loss of such a prominent figure has left a void in the community and serves as a stark reminder of the persisting security challenges faced by the country.

 

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As the investigation unfolds, the residents of Enugu State remain on edge, hoping for swift action and a return to calm in the aftermath of this tragic event.

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