IPOB militants invade palace, kill traditional ruler in Imo


Tragedy struck the community of Ezuhu na Amadi Autonomous Community in Abor Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State on Monday when gunmen reportedly shot and killed the traditional ruler, Eze Nnamdi Mmirioma. The incident occurred in the afternoon, around 3:00 p.m., when the assailants invaded the palace and opened fire on the revered ruler.

The motive behind the attack remains unclear, as investigations are still ongoing to determine the reasons behind this heinous act. The shocking incident has left the community in a state of fear and panic, as they mourn the loss of their respected leader.

Confirming the incident, the Commissioner of Police in Imo State, Mohammed Barde, described the incident as gruesome. In a statement issued by the command’s spokesman, ASP Henry Okoye, it was revealed that Eze Nnamdi Mmirioma passed away while receiving medical attention at Ndubuisi Hospital.

To bring the perpetrators to justice and restore calm to the community, the Commissioner of Police has set up a high-powered investigation team. Their mandate is to diligently investigate the incident, apprehend the culprits, and ensure that they face the full force of the law.

The tragic killing of Eze Nnamdi Mmirioma has not only taken away a revered traditional ruler but has also caused a deep sense of sorrow and unrest within the community. The people are seeking answers and justice for this senseless act of violence. The incident serves as a reminder of the need for improved security measures and efforts to maintain peace and order in our communities.

As the investigation unfolds, the people of Ezuhu na Amadi Autonomous Community are mourning the loss of their leader and hoping for swift justice to be served. The tragedy highlights the importance of collective efforts to curb crime and ensure the safety and security of our citizens. The government and security agencies must remain committed to protecting lives and property and bringing an end to such acts of violence in our society.

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