Suspected assasins have beheaded a chieftain of the Labour Party, Maduka Zachary in his home in Uturu, Isuikwuato Local Government Area of Abia State.
The late Zachary was the Campaign Director of the Labour Party in the 2023 elections in Uturu, and was also the Campaign Director of the member representing Isuikwuato/Umunneochi federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Amobi Ogah.
He was also the home branch Chairman of Uturu Union.
He was allegedly slaughtered in his home by yet-to-be-identified assailants, who reportedly took away his head.
The incident is said to have occurred on Tuesday night.
Reports in the media have it that the Police Public Relations Officer in Abia State, Moureen Chinaka, said she had not been briefed about the incident.
The incident was confirmed by the Chairman of the Labour Party in Abia State, Ceekay Igara. The late Zachary was reported to be one of those who fought against elements promoting insecurity in the South East region.
“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,” he said.