Nurudeen Lawal Barely two days to the 2023 general elections, the senatorial candidate of the Labour Party (LP) for Enugu East, Oyibo Chukwu, has been killed Unknown gunmen reportedly shot Chukwu inside his vehicle with five other people with him and set the car ablaze The governorship candidate of the Labour Party in Enugu state, Chijioke Edeoga, has confirmed the tragic incident PAY ATTENTION: Donate to Legit Charity on Patreon. Your support matters! Enugu South LGA – Unknown gunmen have killed and burnt Oyibo Chukwu, the Labour Party (LP) senatorial candidate for Enugu East senatorial district in the 2023 general election. A report by The Punch indicates that the gunmen also killed five supporters with Chukwu inside his car.
The tragic incident reportedly happened at Amechi Awkunanaw, Enugu South local government area, on Wednesday evening, February 22. Enugu Labour Party governorship candidate Chijioke Edeoga confirms the incident RECOMMENDED FOR YOU Breaking: INEC release final PVC collection data ahead of polls Legit.ng gathers that Chijioke Edeoga, the governorship candidate of the Labour Party in the state, has confirmed the incident. PAY ATTENTION: Сheck out news that is picked exactly for YOU ➡️ find the “Recommended for you” block on the home page and enjoy! He said the gunmen shot Chukwu with five other people inside his vehicle and set the car ablaze. “It is true that our senatorial candidate for Enugu East senatorial district for Saturday’s election has been killed. They (gunmen) shot him and five others and set them ablaze,” Edeoga said. The Labour Party chieftain alleged that party members are being targeted for assassination by political parties that felt threatened and are afraid they may lose on Saturday, February 25. Another report by Vanguard indicates that Oyibo, a lawyer, was attacked while returning from a campaign trip in the Agbani area. RECOMMENDED FOR YOU 2023 presidency: Peter Obi gets powerful endorsement 2 days to elections The Presidential and National Assembly elections are scheduled to hold on Saturday. Oforchukwu Egbo: Gunmen attack PDP candidate, kill driver In another related development, suspected gunmen attacked the campaign convoy of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Enugu North/South Federal Constituency, Oforchukwu Egbo. The tragic incident reportedly happened on Wednesday, February 22, at Eke-Otu in Amechi Awkunanaw, Enugu South local government area of the southeastern state, The Punch reported. Legit.ng gathers that the hoodlums killed the driver of one of the buses in the convoy