Monday, July 15, 2019

Gunmen shoot dead CDC Chairman, another in Rivers

Suspected gunmen have assassinated the Chairman, Community Development Committee, CDC, of Choba Community in Obio-Akpor Local Government, Rivers State, Lawrence Igwe and another prominent member of the community in the early hours of Sunday.

It was gathered that the assailants forcefully gained entry into the house of the late Igwe, before shooting him several times in his bedroom and left.

The Paramount ruler of Choba community, Eze Raymond Okocha, said the assassins also threw substance suspected to be dynamite at his gate as they tried to gain entrance into his Palace.

Okocha claimed that the spate of killings in Choba community were no more cult related but assassination of some targeted personalities in the community.