Enugu State former Commissioner for Rural Development, Hon. Gab Onuzulike has been killed by unknown gunmen.
It was learnt that Onuzulike, who was also a former Chairman of Oji River Local Government Area was shot dead Friday evening.
A circulating gruesome video shows the blood-soaked bodies of the victims, with residents wailing.
The incident occurred at Nkpokolo Achi while the ex-commissioner was returning from a burial ceremony.
An elder brother of the politician, L Elvis Onuzulike, who was with him, was also shot dead.
A source, however, told DAILY POST that a team of security men gave the gunmen a hot chase, killed one of them and arrested another member of the gang.
The development has thrown residents of Oji River and its environs into tension.
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