A chieftain of the Labour Party in Abia State, Maduka Zachary, popularly known as “Power Zac”, has been beheaded in his house in Uturu Local Government Area of the state.
News About Nigeria gathered that Zachary was slaughtered in his country home by his yet-to-be-identified killers on Tuesday night.
The chairman of the Labour Party in Abia State, Ceekay Igara confirmed the incident.
Igara, who also stated that the victim was part of the local security team combating the rising insecurity in Uturu, said, ”I have spoken with the Chairman of our party in the LGA and he confirmed it. He said it might not be unconnected with insecurity because the man was strong in the fight against insecurity and cultism in that region.”
Before his murder by the gunmen, the deceased was the Campaign Director of the Labour Party in the 2023 elections in Uturu, Isuikwuato Local Government Area of the state.
He was also the Campaign Director of the member representing Isuikwuato/Umunneochi federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Amobi Ogah.
According to reports, Insecurity has been a major challenge around Uturu/Okigwe/Umunneochi/Isiagu axis cutting across three states.
Bandits have made movement around the area a nightmare as kidnapping for ransom has also been on the increase even along the Enugu Port Harcourt Expressway way.