Unknown Gunmen numbering over 12, have killed an adhoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The attack took place at Nkwo Ihitte market, Isinweke, lhitte/Uboma LGA headquarters
in Imo State, where Adhoc Staff of INEC were busy registering members of the community against the 2023 general elections.
The Gunmen shot the INEC officer in charge of the registration process and sent many others scampering for safety.
According to Chief Okpegbuo who spoke to our source, “we had all gathered in the village square in obedience to the directive that we should come out enmasse to register. No long we queued, the Gunmen came in, shot sporadically, hoarded many into a room with a threat to kill them while others scampered for safety.
Another man who spoke to our source anonymously disclose that the INEC man who was beaten with machete by the Gunmen, struggled to save the big box given to them by INEC, and then, they shot him on the chest and he died on the spot.
According to him, another young man they met while zooming off was also shot.