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Assassins kill APC chieftain’s mother in Imo

By Chula Okeke, July 31, 2021

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Imo State, Ambrose Nwaogwuwu’s mother Mrs. Anna Nwaogwugwu, from Umukabia Umuhu Okwuato in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area, has been butchered by suspected political assassins, the nation reports.

Ambrose, a former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, disclosed the ugly story to newsmen on Friday, July 30, saying it happened at his mother’s residence in Owerri, early hours on Thursday.

He added that the suspected assassins would have hack the mother to death if not for the alarm raised by the little girl she was staying with which attracted her neighbors.

At the moment, he said the mother was rushed to an undisclosed hospital where medical experts have been battling to rescue her life from the injuries sustained from the attack.

He also confirmed that the suspected assassins had been arrested by the Police.

According to the APC Chieftain “I received a distress call from my younger sister that our mother was being attacked by assailants in her Owerri residence. She was macheted all over her body, deep cuts in the skull and one of her ears cut off.

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“The intention of the assailant was to murder her but fortunate enough, the girl that stayed with our mother raised alarms prompting the intervention of her compound people to rescue her from the attacker.

“Fortunately enough, Cathechist in our local parish who is her neighbor was still in a mass session when his daughter put a distress call to him and he quickly rushed in with a medical doctor who was in the same mass and they rushed her to his hospital where she was given first aid to stop her profuse bleeding and later referred to another hospital where she’s currently receiving medical attention. Still unconscious.

“She has been in the oxygen since morning, only this evening it was rested. Under many stitches. All her backs were macheted. The assailant was apprehended and currently in the police custody where he is assisting the police with investigation,” Ambrose said.

It should be recalled that Ambrose headed the Imo State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, New media before he joined the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the State.

Reacting, the Imo State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mike Abatam, shortly said he would get back to the reporter on the matter and that his on it.”

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