January 3, 2023
Anambra State Governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo has reacted to the killing of the President General of Obosi Community, Hon Ike Okolo on January 2, 2023.
Okolo was gunned down by suspected cultists in his car in Obosi community. One other person was also reportedly killed, with his face shattered, making it difficult to identify him.
There have been series of cult related attacks in several communities in Anambra State for sometime now, but the violence seemed to have increased during the yuletide.
In Awka, one man was shot dead on January 2, in Ifite, about two persons were also said to have been gunned down, while in Nodu, Okpuno community, four men sitting in Obi Maduka’s compound on New Year day, and being entertained by their host, were shot dead by suspected cultists.
The victims’ names were given as Onyiebo Okoye, Kenechukwu Okeke, Jude Ebenezar and Obinna Maduka.