Gunmen Kill Lawmaker, Set His Body On Fire In Ebonyi
Gunmen have killed the councillor representing Echara Ward 2 in Okposi Community, Ohaozara local government area of Ebonyi State, Hon. Ogbonnaya Ugwu, popularly known as SPACO, Ejes Gist News reports.
It was gathered that Ugwu was shot dead around 10 pm on Saturday, March 11, 2023, while returning from his shop, a drinking joint known in Okposi as ANGLE 90.
“The honourable Councillor was accosted while he was returning from his shop, a popular drinking joint in Okposi known as Angle 90. They shot him and he fell inside a gutter there, and they set him ablaze and left the scene. As I am talking to you now, N’echara youths in Okposi are protesting over the incident,” a source told newsmen.
Some of his friends have mourned him on Facebook. Joy Onyekwerechukwu wrote;
“Oh God help us oo OKPOSI is on fire like this shooting and, killing at court area
Hon. Spaco may your soul keep resting
He was shot in his car and burnt to ashes in court area round about last
Now okposi is on the run
Party and election wahala
Oh God we need peace in our land okposi