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Osun PDP chieftain killed in wife’s shop

Unknown gunmen have reportedly shot dead a Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun state, Dele Agboola.

Nigeriacrime.com learned that the deceased was killed while eating in front of his wife’s shop in Ada, Boripe local government area of the state on Thursday evening.

The 42-year-old deceased was killed Pako area along Ada-Igbajo road and the relatives prevented security operatives from taking his body to the hospital for autopsy.

A source said that the remains of the deceased were buried on Friday morning.

Confirming the incident, the Spokesperson, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Osun Command, Kehinde Adeleke said the deceased was shot around 8:40 pm on Thursday.

She added that the deceased’s family members prevented security operatives from taking his corpse away from the scene.

It will be recalled that a few days ago, a 70-year-old chieftain of the ruling Labour Party in Abia State, Maduka Zachary popularly known as ” Power Zac”, was beheaded.

The deceased was the Campaign Director of Labour Party in the 2023 elections in Uturu, Isuikwuato Local Government Area of the state.

Nigeriacrime.com gathered that Zachary was also the Campaign Director of the member representing Isuikwuato/ Umunneochi Federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Amobi Ogah.

The late Zachary was also the home branch Chairman of Uturu Union.

Reports said he was slaughtered in his Uturu country -home by his yet-to-be-identified assailants who reportedly took away his head.

Zachary was part of the local security team combating the rising insecurity in Uturu.

Confirming the development, the Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Abia State, Moureen Chinaka, said the 70-year-old chieftain was violently attacked, murdered and beheaded by a yet-to-be-identified armed men.

The PPRO who said that investigations into the dastardly act had begun, revealed that the attack took place at a drinking joint.

According to the State PPRO: “On September 13, 2023, at approximately 8:30 PM, the DPO Uturu Police Division on discreet information concerning the unfortunate murder of Hon. Zachary Nmaduka, also known as Power Zack M, a 70-year-old native of Ezieke Akpukpa Uturu.

“Mr Nmaduka was violently attacked, shot, and beheaded by unidentified assailants while he was at a drinking joint in Amelechi Akpukpa Community.

“Upon receiving this distressing information, a joint team comprising police and army personnel was swiftly dispatched to the scene.

“Tragically, they recovered Mr Nmaduka’s lifeless body. Photographic evidence was captured at the scene, and the deceased’s remains were promptly evacuated and deposited at Marist Mortuary Uturu”.

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