Guber candidate, 9 others wanted for murder by police
- The governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Ebonyi state, Ifeanyi Odoh, is wanted by the police
- Mr Odoh is said to have been connected to the murder of Igbokwe Ewa, a monarch in his local government
- The deceased is the traditional ruler of the Umu-Ezekoha Community in the Ezza North Local Government Area
The Ebonyi state police command has declared the Ifeanyi Odoh wanted for the murder of Igbokwe Ewa, a monarch in the state.
As reported by Premium Times, Odoh, the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), was declared wanted on Monday, March 6, alongside nine others linked to the murder of the deceased monarch.
Ewa was the traditional ruler of the Umu-Ezekoha Community in the Ezza North Local Government Area.
The monarch was reported to have been shot severally by some suspected gunmen who invaded his country home and launched the attack.
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This development was also said to have sparked outrage in the camp of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), who accused their counterpart Odoh from APGA of calling the hit on the deceased.
Meanwhile, Odoh has since denied the allegations against him, noting that the deceased was like a father to him.
Reacting to the incident, the Ebonyi state police spokesperson, Onome Onovwakpoyeya, confirmed in a statement that Odoh and nine others are on the wanted list who has a connection to the demise
The nine wanted suspects are Samuel Onyekachi Aligwe, Peter Orogwu (aka one boy), Chukwudi Aliewa (aka Ezza) and Chika Ezealigbo.
Others are Nnaemeka Egede (aka Champaign), Nnabuike Okohu, Ogobuchi Agbom (aka Okiri), Nonso Obasi, and Ikechukwu Nwoba (aka Solid).
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Meanwhile, Hon Al-Hassan Ado Doguwa has been brought before the court for prosecution by the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) for an alleged connection murder.
It was gathered that three persons were murdered in his constituency on Saturday, February 25, during the general election.
These three individuals’ deaths were linked to him due to the incident that ensued before their demise.
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In another development, some yet-to-be-identified gunmen have kidnapped the two wives of the chief of Sarkin Kudu Dansalama Adamu.
Adamu’s wives were kidnapped alongside a son to the monarch at his palace in Ibbi Local Government area of Taraba state.
The police in the state have assured that some suspects have been arrested in the process of investigating the incident.