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Gunmen Kill Former PDP Women Leader, Daughter, Two Others In Abia State



A former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Women Leader, Madam Ucha Kalu Ndukwe; her first daughter, Chibuzor Ndukwe and two others – Ndubuisi Ndukwe and Kalu Umah have been killed by yet to be identified gunmen in Amangwu community in Ohafia LGA of Abia State.

According to Tribune Online, the daughter had just returned home from Lagos state, when the incident occured.

The tragic incident was confirmed by the Chairman of Ohafia LGA, Dr Okorafor Ukiwe.

According to him, the other daughter of the deceased woman leaders, who was also shot, is receiving treatment in a hospital.

“She has just been operated on to remove the bullets in her body,” the chairman said.

He added that the suspects were angry that the woman, a food vendor, was against their activities in the community, adding “they burnt the shop down, came to her house and gunned her down and when two of her daughters came out, they (gunmen) shot them.”

The gunmen had been questioned about their mission in the community prior to carrying their mission, another source familiar with the incident said.

“They traced madam Ndukwe to her house the next day, Tuesday and killed her along with her daughter and her next daughter who was also shot managed to crawl out and was later taken to the hospital.

“When they came back and did not see the body of the third victim, they set the house on fire while the corpses were still there,” he said.

Also the Local Government Chairman, Dr Ukiwe, Ina statement issued by his Special Assistant, said he has set up a committee to unravel the cause of the violent attack.

“The chairman during a visit to the only survivor of the attack at the hospital, sympathised with the families of the deceased and promised that the council will ensure everything is done for the quick recovery of the surviving victim,” the assistant said.