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Gunmen Murder Imo Labour Party House Of Assembly Candidate

Gunmen have killed the Labour Party (LP) Imo State House of Assembly Candidate for Onuimo Local Government Area Mr Christopher Eleghu. 

According to the Imo State Police Command spokesman Mike Abattam, the incident happened in the early hours of Friday at Mr Eleghu’s country home in the Umucheke community of Onuimo council.

The gunmen set his home ablaze after killing him and also burnt down his vehicle and other valuables, Abattam said.

He added that the Imo State Commissioner of Police Mohammed Barde has ordered an investigation and has also activated all tactical units of the command to go after the assailants for possible arrest and apprehension.

Recall that some weeks back, an LP women leader in Kaduna Victoria Chintex was also killed by assasins.

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