Gunmen (file photo)
Unknown gunmen on Tuesday night struck at the Ekpaomaka family house of Elder Stive Orogwu, the chairman of Ikwo Local Government Area, Ebonyi State, killin no fewer than three persons including a security guard.
Nigeria News Flight gathered that some of the victims of the gunmen included the chairman’s elderly brother and his two sons. But the chairman was not at home when the hoodlums struck.
The chairman, who confirmed the incident on on Wednesday morning, said, “They attacked my family compound at Ikwo at night and killed my elder brother and two of his sons and a security guard”.
He further stated that the gunmen set ablaze the family house in the compound and destroyed alot of properties worth millions of naira.
The corpses of the victims had been taken to a mortuary in Abakaliki as further investigation is ongoing.