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Captain Tony Enoch who is the Oru-east Presidential Campaign Council Chairman for Ahmed Bola Tinubu/Kashim Shettima in the just-concluded 2023 presidential election has been reportedly shot dead by some yet-to-be-identified gunmen in Imo State.
The late politician who is also a kinsman to Governor Hope Uzodinma, was said to have been killed on Tuesday night around the Awamama Technical School area while returning from an APC stakeholders meeting held at the Local Government Headquarters, and his body was dumped in his car boot.
According to an eyewitness, Enoch was also the Coordinator of the ‘Grow Orlu Project’, a political structure of the Senator-elect of the Imo-west senatorial district, Osita Izunaso.
The report had it that a community source revealed that the deceased was ambushed by armed men who ordered him to park his car before he was shot dead and his body dumped in his car boot.
‘The lifeless body of the deceased was found by passersby who saw traces of blood under a parked car and raised an alarm which attracted the residents of the community.
‘He appeared to have been killed by three gunshots to his head at the time his lifeless body was found on Tuesday night,’ the source said.
In another report, another Chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo state, Hon. Chinedu Eleliam, has been abducted by some yet-to-be-identified gunmen.
The APC chieftain who was kidnapped is the party chairman in Umuarugo Village Umueze ll, Ehime Mbano council Area of Imo State.
It was gathered that Eleliam who was kidnapped on Thursday was trailed to his house by his assailants who came in vehicles. They were said to have fired several gunshots into the air to scare the people, bundled him into their vehicle, and sped away.