Anambra rerun: Hoodlums kill YYP Nanka ward1 chairman , rival party fingered


Ward Chairman of Young Progressives Party( YYP), Nanka Ward 1 has been killed by unidentified persons.

However, a source said he was killed by political thugs of an emerging force in Nanka in the Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The source said, ” He was killed last (Saturday) night after organizing a meeting between the member representing Orumba North and South in the Federal House of Representatives, Hon Princess Chinwe Nnabuife and her Nanka constituents.

It was gathered that Hon Nnebiife was warned not to step into Nanka for the court-ordered rerun election in some polling units in the community.

“She was threatened not to campaign in Nanka where the Appeal Court ordered for a rerun election. But on Saturday, she braved up and went to hold a meeting with YPP members in Nanka ward 1.

“The meeting was organized by Chief Joe Mohale. Immediately Hon Nnebiife left, some political thugs allegedly working for opponent arrived the venue in an SUV vehicle and opened fire on the ward chairman.

“They were shouting saboteur while shooting at him. His sin was allowing and organizing a meeting for Hon Nnebiife in Nanka despite their threat that she should not step her feet into the community.

“This is Un-Anambra. A candidate has introduced a very dangerous political thuggery that’s completely un-Anambra.”

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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