Hon. Ogbonnaya Ugwu, the councillor representing Echara Ward 2 in Okposi Community, Ohaozara local government area of Ebonyi State, has been murdered by gunmen who set him ablaze.
It was gathered that Ugwu popularly known as SPACO, was shot dead around 10 pm on Saturday, March 11, 2023, while returning from his shop, a drinking joint known in Okposi as ANGLE 90.
“The honourable Councillor was accosted while he was returning from his shop, a popular drinking joint in Okposi known as Angle 90.
They shot him and he fell inside a gutter there, and they set him ablaze and left the scene. As I am talking to you now, N’echara youths in Okposi are protesting over the incident,” a source told Premium Times.