There was fear and confusion in Nimo community in Njikoka Local Government Area in Anambra state as the President General of the said community , Hon Frank Anthony Igboka was gruesomely murdered yesterday.
It was gathered that the late Anthony Igboka was attacked in his community by gunmen who escaped through Abacha community.
Report said that the former lawmaker was attacked at about 8:18 pm of yesterday as there was sporadic gunshots around nimo market in njikoka 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.
The victim was rushed to beke hospital nimo where he was confirmed dead by the medical doctor and his corpse was later deposited at the hospital morgue for autopsy.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the President General was shot at close range by four armed men who escaped in a pickup van towards abacha eziowelle road, twenty five expended ammunition of 7.62 mm ammunition were recovered at the scene.
The victim until his death was a strong man, powerful President General of Nimo Community and former House of Assembly member.
His killing has shattered the safest state propaganda once again on a day police paraded hundreds of cultists seen as same parade to impress the Governor, Chief Willie Obiano who is on alleged brief vacation in US
The commissioner of Police, CP Mustapher Dandaura visited the scene and ordered for a full scle investigation to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident and bring perpetrators to justice.
He further enjoine the public to avail the command with useful information that could help in arresting perpetrators of this dastardly act through the following Police emergency number 07039194332 for prompt response.