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Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Nigeria: Gunmen Invade Ebonyi Group, Kill Monarch

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The police have confirmed the assault and killing of the monarch.

Gunmen have killed a conventional ruler in Ebonyi State, south-east Nigeria.

The sufferer, Umazi Ubani, is the standard ruler of Umuihe Group in Akaeze, Ivo Native Authorities Space of the state.

Mr Ubani was killed when the hoodlums invaded the neighborhood on Friday.

PREMIUM TIMES gathered that there have been heavy shootings by the gunmen in the neighborhood throughout the invasion.

The event pressured frightened residents of the neighborhood to scamper for security.

The Coordinator of Akaeze Improvement Centre, Chinasa Okorie, confirmed the incident.

Mr Okorie condemned the killing of the monarch, stressing that it could be very tough to get one other conventional ruler of his type.

“Round 10 p.m. final Friday, I acquired a name that there have been shootings in the home of our conventional ruler. After the shootings, it was found that our conventional ruler had been killed. That’s the conventional ruler of Umuihe Autonomous Group, Akaeze, HRH Eze Umazi Ibo Ubani,” he stated.

The neighborhood chief described the slain monarch, who was about 60 years outdated, as “daring, fearless and clever”. He stated Mr Ubani’s wealth of expertise can be drastically missed by the neighborhood, the native authorities and the state.

He stated solely safety companies can say these behind the assault and killing.