Gunmen kill hotel owner, two others in Ebonyi

Gunmen invaded a popular hotel known as Galaxy, in Nkwoagu Isu community, Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State and killed three person including the owner, Chief Augustine Ogbonnaya Nwadibia. 

A resident of the area, Mr Igwe Nwaokorie, told reporters on Sunday, August 28, in Abakaliki, that the incident happened on Thursday night. 

“The incident occurred in the night of Thursday, August 25. The suspects came on motorcycles with arms, about three of them, and entered the hotel,” Nwaokorie explained. 

“Before we could know what was happening, we started to hear gunshots that lasted for some minutes. After they left, three persons were found dead, including the owner of the hotel,” he explained.

Spokesperson of the command, Chris Anyanwu, confirmed the attack on Sunday, but noted that they are yet to have full details of the incident. 

“Yes, the Command has heard about the incident but we have not got the full details of what really happened,” Anyanwu added.

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