Samuel Ani, a neighborhood chief within the crisis-ridden Oruku neighborhood in Nkanu Native Authorities of Enugu State, has been murdered.
NAN studies that he was shot lifeless on Wednesday by gunmen.
Till his demise, Ani was the Vice Chairman, Oruku Caretaker Committee.
The killing occurred 9 weeks after Oruku conventional ruler, Igwe Emmanuel Mbah was gunned down whereas addressing his topics.
The December 26, 2020 incident triggered a dysfunction that led to destruction of lives and property locally.
The state authorities constituted a Fee of Inquiry to look into the matter.
Ani was anticipated to seem earlier than the panel this Friday.
The Police Command in Enugu confirmed the assasination in a press release.
Public Relations Officer, Daniel Ndukwe, stated a report was obtained at about 7.30 a.m on Wednesday.
Residents stated hoodlums, suspected to be among the many warring factions of Oruku Neighborhood, shot Ani at his residence.
The spokesman assured that the command will apprehend perpetrators of the recent disaster.
Ndukwe stated Police Commissioner, Mohammed Aliyu, urged law-abiding folks within the space to stay calm.
Enugu: Oruku neighborhood chief shot lifeless weeks after Igwe’s homicide