Breaking: Three Traditional Rulers Killed As Gunmen Open Fire At A Meeting In Imo State

Tragedy struck in Imo State on Tuesday evening as yet-to-be identified gunmen opened fire on traditional rulers during a meeting, killing three of them.

The traditional rulers were having a stakeholders’ meeting at the Njaba local council headquarters at Nnenasa when the hoodlums struck.

Punch correspondent learnt that other traditional rulers were left with varying degrees of injuries.

As of the time of filing this report, the council headquarters was in a state of panic.

The police spokesperson in the state, Mike Abattam, said two of the traditional rulers had been confirmed dead while the command had commenced investigation into the incident.

Among the monarchs confirmed dead were the Obi 1 of Okwudor autonomous community, Eze E. Anayochukwu Durueburuo and Eze Sampson Osunwa of Ihebineowerre autonomous community.

South East region of Nigeria has been experiencing high rate of insecurity, killings and other social maladies affecting the growth and development of the region.

-Punch

About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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