Hon. Christopher Eleghu, a candidate for the Labour Party’s State House of Assembly in Imo state’s Onuimo LGA, was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen late Thursday night.
According to sources, Hon. Eleghu, aka WASCO, was shot and killed in his home, which was also set ablaze minutes later.
His attackers, alleged to be hired killers also set his vehicles ablaze.
This tragic occurrence coincides with a recent uptick in attacks by those thought to be affiliated with IPOB and the Eastern Security Network (ESN).
Recall that in an earlier report the Labour party House of Assembly, Chukwunonye Irouno died on Monday night in mysterious circumstances after he and other LP chieftains had finished inspecting Kanu Nwankwo Sports Stadium in Owerri, the venue of their presidential candidate Peter Obi’s campaign rally in the state capital on Tuesday.