Suspected kidnappers kill Ebonyi State House of Assembly Service Commissioner in Anambra


 Suspected kidnappers kill Ebonyi State House of Assembly Service Commissioner in Anambra

A member of the Ebonyi State House of Assembly Service Commission, Barrister Leonard Chibuzor Alegu, has been shot dead by suspected kidnappers in Anambra State.

 

It was gathered that the incident occurred in the late hours of Saturday, December 17, 2022, along Enugu – Onitsha expressway, in the Umunya community, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State.

 

According to sources, the lawyer was traveling from Abakaliki to Onitsha to attend a child dedication when the incident occurred.

 

 Suspected kidnappers kill Ebonyi State House of Assembly Service Commissioner in Anambra

 

It was further gathered that the deceased stopped to ease himself when his killers accosted him.

 

The assailants shot him in the stomach when he attempted to escape and then made away with his car and phone.

 

The chairman of Abakaliki Lawyers Association, Barrister Victor Alo, who confirmed the incident, told newsmen on the phone that the deceased was rushed to Immaculate Heart Hospital, Umudioka, where he was confirmed dead.

 

Alo, who is also a legal practitioner based in Onitsha, also told newsmen that the body of the deceased has been deposited in the mortuary at Awkuzu, adding that they have reported the case at Oyi Divisional Police Headquarters, at Nteje, Anambra State.



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