The Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance in Ohofia Agba Ward, Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Monday Idoko was on Wednesday killed by gunmen.
It was learnt Idako was shot in the head in his Onueke village, in the Ezza South Council, of the state at about 11 p.m. on Wednesday.
A family relative who spoke in a telephone chat said that the assailants entered the village and dragged out the victim while asleep before shooting him in the head.
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“My brother the story is very traumatic. It was a family member that alerted me that some unknown armed persons came to their house just before midnight, broke in and dragged him out before shooting him on the head.
“We wanted to rush him to the hospital but he died in the village. We have been in a mourning mood since last night,” he confirmed.
An APGA supporter in the area said Idoko was busy making arrangements for a rescheduled visit to the area by the APGA governorship candidate, Prof Benard Odoh, before his life was cut shot by men of the underworld.
He described the deceased as a very industrious young man who gave his all in service to the party and humanity.
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