BREAKING!!! Tension As Gunmen Kills Former PDP Chairman, Set Local Govt Secretariat, Magistrates Court On Fire
Some unknown gunmen have killed Sylvester Ntefre, a former chapter Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom state.
According to POLITICS NIGERIA, the incident happened at the slain politician’s hometown in Ekparakwa, Oruk Anam local government area of Akwa Ibom state.
The assailants who came in a black jeep, reportedly invaded Ntefre’s residence on Sunday morning. They dragged him out and took him to a bush. There, he was shot dead.
The motive for their action is not yet clear, but political assasinations are not strange in Nigeria.
The country has been generally grappling with insecurity in the past few years.
Political analysts and security experts warn that as Nigeria is heading towards another election in 2023, the tendency for a rise in assassinations is very high.
Unknown Gunmen Set LG Secretariat, Magistrates Court On Fire In Anambra
Suspected gunmen have set ablaze the Idemili North Local Government Secretariat in Ogidi and a Magistrates’ court located.
Sources said the arsonists entered the premises on Sunday night to carry out the act.
They were said to burn down all files, properties in the secretariat, including the secretariat building.
Videos and pictures of the incident circulating online also showed that the entire buildings have been reduced to rubble.
Vehicles parked inside the local government secretariat were also burnt to ashes.
Confirming the incident, the state police command’s spokesman, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, attributed the incident to unidentified arsonists.
Ikenga said, “Yes, the incident was confirmed, and our men were there to restore normalcy.
“Right now, the fire has been put off, and calm has been restored to the area.”