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Gunmen Attack PDP Reps Candidate

Gunmen Attack PDP Reps Candidate
  • PublishedJanuary 14, 2023


Spokesperson of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, was attacked by gunmen numbering about 50, on Saturday afternoon in his Country home of Akokwa , Ideato North local government area of Imo state.

Ikeagwuonu, Ugochinyere’s uncle has been shot dead and others wounded in the attack.

The unidentified gunmen, who attacked Ugochinyere’s residence in a gestapo style, started shooting randomly at anything on sight , which forced people’s running helter skelter.

The gunmen set ablaze all the vehicles within the vicinity even as thick smoke has enveloped the community.

Reporters report that Ugochinyere is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Ideator North/South federal constituency of Imo State in the forthcoming February 25 elections.

In a terse message he sent out across to human rights groups and his social media handles, he wrote:and “Emergency. We need help in Akokwa. We are under attack. My house in Akokwa.. They have surrounded it and opened fire. We are under attack. Help help.”

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