Gunmen suspected to be political thugs have killed the Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA in Ohofia Agba Ward, Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Monday Idoko.
He was shot on the head in his Onueke village, Ohofia-Agba community at about 11:00p.m last night.
A family relative who spoke in tears and pleaded anonymity said in a telephone interview that the assailants entered the village and dragged out the victim while asleep before shooting him on the head.
“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.
They wanted to rush him to the hospital but he died in the village. We have been in mourning mood since last night” he confirmed.
An APGA supporter in the area who pleaded anonymity disclosed that the Late Idoko was busy making arrangements for a rescheduled visit to the area by the APGA Governorship candidate, Professor 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 for the Party and humanity.
Recall that APGA Governorship candidate’s convoy had been attacked penultimate week near the same Agba where his driver and a Police Inspector were assassinated and others sustained varying degrees of injuries.
Another APGA supporter in Ohaukwu Local Government Area, Oscar Elom was also murdered in a similar fashion when he was dragged out in his shop at Ngbo and shot on the head.