A chieftain of the Labour Party in Abia State, Mr Maduka Zachary has been murdered by gunmen yet-to-be identified.
The deceased was the Campaign Director of the Labour Party in the 2023 elections in Uturu, Isuikwuato Local Government Area of the state.
The gunmen, according to reports, invaded the deceased’s residence on Wednesday, killed him and chopped off his head.
However, confirming the incident, the Chairman of the Labour Party in Abia State, Ceekay Igara, said that he had spoken with the LP Local Government Chairman in the area who also confirmed it to him.
” I have spoken with the Chairman of our party in the LGA and he confirmed it. He said it might not be unconnected with insecurity because the man was strong in the fight against insecurity and cultism in that region.” he said