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A former member of the Anambra state House of Assembly, Frank-Anthony Igboka, was assassinated last night Tuesday April 16th at the Oye Nimo village market square in the Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State.
According to the state police command, the gunmen who were said to have trailed Igboka in a Hillux truck, accosted the former lawmaker while he was driving himself through the community’s market square, riddling his head and chest with bullets before driving off.
A press release by the spokesperson of the command, SP Haruna Mohammed stated that,
“At about 8:18 pm of 16/4/2019 there was a sporadic gunshots around nimo market in Jjikoka LGA of Anambra State. Police patrol team attached to nimo division rushed to the scene and discovered one Chief Frank Anthony Igboka on the drivers seat of his chevrolet SUV vehicle laying unconscious in the pool of his blood and his body was riddled with bullet wounds.
“Victim was rushed to Beke Hospital, Nimo where he was confirmed dead by the medical doctor and corpse deposited at the hospital morgue for autopsy.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that victim was shot at close range by four armed men who escaped in a pickup van towards Abacha Eziowelle road. 25 expended ammunition of 7.62 mm ammunition were recovered at the scene.
“The commissioner of police CP Mustapha Dandaura has visited the scene and ordered for a full scale investigation to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident and bring perpetrators to justice.”
by Memeblogger at 17/04/2019 8:32 AM
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Chekwube Trust Uyanwanne about 1 hour ago
So sad this things are happening in Njikoka...
Akuoma Akuego about 1 hour ago
Frequency Unlimited about 1 hour ago
Politics can't be ruled out, RIP.
Anonymous about 1 hour ago
Wow this is my hometown and he is the PG (president-general) of my town ...so so sad
Anonymous about 56 minutes ago
......and I guess an inlaw to the former military Gov of Anambra State (Akonobi), right?
Anonymous about 46 minutes ago
And what's so wow about it?
Emerald about 29 minutes ago
autopsy kwa. for bullet wound
Hrm paul about 19 minutes ago
See una no wan develop d country na to dey thief thief u guys can as well kill each oda
Uchechukwuc about 19 minutes ago
Autopsy kwa!! Unto be gunshot. Ndi Naija ibem ekelekwa m