- APC meeting in Ebonyi state has been attacked by unknown gunmen with 2 members gunned down while 2 others sustained injuries
- The attack took place at a community in the Izzi local government area of the state, where the gunmen operated with a motorcycle
- Recall that Izzi LGA is the home of honourable Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru, the APC governorship candidate in the state
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Izzi, Ebonyi - Some unknown gunmen have struck a community in the Izzi local government area of Ebonyi state and gunned down 2 suspected members of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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It was learnt that the gunmen were 2 in number and operated on a motorcycle.
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an unconfirmed report claimed that the incident took place in Mkpuma Akpatakpa village in the Izzi LGA.
The gunmen were said to have zoomed off immediately at the completion of their assignment.
The report has it that 2 persons were confirmed dead while 2 others were injured. The injured ones were undergoing treatment at the Alex Ekwueme federal university teaching hospital, Abakaliki.
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There is growing tension on whether the attack is connected with the 2023 election in the state.
Stakeholders are yet to respond to an enquiry about this incident as of the time of writing this report.
Izzi LGA is the home of the APC governorship candidate, Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru in the state.
Ebonyi is also one of the most affected states, particularly in the southeast, with consistent attacks by unknown gunmen.
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Darlington Nwauju, the spokesperson of the APC in the state confirmed the incident while describing the development as an unfortunate one.