Two hours after finishing a meeting with his party members in his ward, he was in his house with his family.

And suddenly, these men, believed to be political assassins arrived, shot at him and left him dead right in the presence of his family.

Ifeanyi Ozoemena, the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman in Logara/Umuohiagu Ward in the Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State died on Tuesday night.

The vice chairman of Logara Development Union, Mr. Martin Opara, who confirmed the killing to Punch said that the community was taken aback by the incident.

He said that the community had never witnessed such political killing before, even as he urged the security agencies to fish out the killers of the APC ward chairman without any delay.

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Opara said that the Eze-in-council, in conjunction with the community’s town union, had met and sent a delegation to Divisional Police Officer requesting that the masterminds be arrested without any hesitation.

The state Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galadanchi, who confirmed the killing in a telephone conversation, said that the Police had evacuated the body.

According to the CP, the gunmen who killed the APC chieftain operated in an SUV.

The police boss said, “Investigation is on and it is an unfortunate situation. The gunmen came in an SUV jeep and shot him dead.

“The incident happened at a time we were busy with the preparations for this weekend’s presidential and Nation Assembly elections.”

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