Nelson Sylvester, better known as Ofunwa, a councillor from Nsukka Local Government Area Legislative Council in Enugu State, was assassinated.
According to available information, the congressman was assassinated by gunmen on Sunday night at his apartment in Eha-Alumonah.
Although specifics of the incident remain hazy, a reliable source revealed that the gunmen rushed the lawmaker’s home and began showering gunfire on him.
He went on to say that the Councilor ran into a nearby compound, where his lifeless body was later discovered.
The project has caused consternation among the town and neighboring areas. According to the insider, who described the suspected assassination as;
“One too many,”
“It’s heartbreaking; it’s too much for us to bear.” We are in excruciating pain.”
According to reports, calls were made to the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Enugu, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, but he refused to answer them. A text message was also sent to him, but he has yet to react as of the time this report was filed.