Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Onne, Eleme Local Government Area, Rivers State, Jonah Chu, has been killed by unknown gunmen.
Daily Sun gathered that the APC ward chairman was shot dead on Sunday night while returning to his residence in Onne.
Reports gathered from community sources said that the deceased was ambushed by the gun-totting marauders and was shot at close range, killing him on the spot.
An eyewitness, who strictly did not want to be mentioned, said: “He went out and was returning to his residence. As soon as he was entering his compound the gunmen, who I felt were laying ambush on him, opened fire and shot him to death. He died on the spot.”
The State Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), has confirmed the story to journalists.
Omoni told journalists that the command has deployed its tactical unit to track down the perpetrators.DON'T MISS: Download Edujandon.com News app and get latest news updates directly to your phone!