Gunmen Invade APC Campaign Ground In Ebonyi, One Person Killed

Gunmen invaded and killed one person at the campaign venue of the APC in Isielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

According to reports, the incident happened at Ezzagu ward 1 on Saturday, February 18, 2023.

The attack was carried out during the visit of the state’s central senatorial candidate of the party, Kenneth Eze.

A resident of the area, Mr. Benjamin Nworie narrated how his wife escaped by whiskers as gunmen opened fire on the party supporters.

“It was around 5:30 pm on Saturday, February, that I received a distressed call from my wife, Eunice, that she was in trouble. Her emotions were high and palpitating profusely,” he said.

“She narrated to me that she was calling me from a bush where she scampered for safety, which I sent a rescue team from my nearby village. She was unhurt,” said Nworie, who is also the vice chairman, Nigerian Union of Journalists in Ebonyi state.

The hoodlums also burnt a Hiace Bus and one ash-coloured Vehicle before zooming off. Said Nworie.

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