Gunmen Behead Labour Party Campaign Director


By Godwin Osuagwu, Aba

The Campaign Director, of the Labour Party in Uturu, Isuikwuato Local Government Area Abia State Maduka Zachary popularly known as ” Power Zac”, has been reportedly beheaded.

He was also the Campaign Director of the member representing Isuikwuato/Umunneochi federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Amobi Ogah.

The victim was said to be relaxing with his friends and associates at a drinking spot in his community, Akpukpa in Uturu, Isuikwuato when men numbering up to 10 stormed the area.

The yet to be identified men started shooting on arriving the scene and the people scampered for safety. Power Zac who tried to resist them, also took to his heels when he discovered they will over power him due to their number.

The attackers went after the Labour Party Chieftain, who was part of the local security team combating the rising insecurity in Uturu, decapitated him and left with his head.

The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Abia State, Moureen Chinaka, said she had yet to be briefed about the incident, according to vanguard report.

“I’m yet to be briefed. I have no information for now with regard to that. So, I will get back to you when I’m briefed”.

However, the Chairman of Labour Party in Abia State, Ceekay Igara, confirmed the incident.

He said that he had spoken with the LP Local Government Chairman in the area who also confirmed it to him.

”I have spoken with the Chairman of our party in the LGA and he confirmed it. He said it might not be unconnected with insecurity because the man was strong in the fight against insecurity and cultism in that region.”

The incident, according to him, occured Tuesday night.

Insecurity has been a major challenge around Uturu) Okigwe/Umunneochi/Isiagu axis cutting across three states.

Bandits have made movement around the area a nightmare as kidnapping for ransom has also been on the increase even along the Enugu Port Harcourt Expressway way.





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