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Gunmen kill APC chieftain in Rivers

Unidentified gunmen have shot and killed the Ward Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Onne, Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State, Mr Jona Chu.
It was learnt that the APC ward chairman was shot dead on Sunday night, while returning to his residence in Onne.
Sources told journalists that the deceased was ambushed by some trigger happy youths who shot him at point blank range, killing him on the spot.
A witness who pleaded said: “He went out and was returning to his residence. As soon as he was entering his compound the gunmen who I felt was laying ambush on him, opened fire and shot him to death. He died on the spot”.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), confirmed the killing of the APC Chieftain to the media and added that the command has deployed its tactical unit to track down the perpetrators of the dastardly act.

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