Gunmen kill hotel owner, two others in Ebonyi community

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BY AGNES NWORIE, ABAKALIKI

Uba Group

The Police Command in Ebonyi State has confirmed the killing of Ogbonnaya Nwadibia, owner of Galaxy Hotel and two others in Isu community, Onicha Local Government Area.

Police Spokesman in the state, Superintendent of Police, Chris Anyanwu made the confirmation in an interview with newsmen in Abakaliki on Sunday.

He said that although the command was aware of the incident, it had yet to get full details of it.

It was gathered that some yet-to-be identified gunmen attacked the hotel on Thursday night.

A resident of the area, Igwe Nwokorie, said that the gunmen came on a motorbike.

“They came with arms and entered the hotel, and then we started hearing gunshots from there.

“Three persons including the owner of the hotel were found dead after the attack,” he said.