The President-General of Obosi Community, in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, Hon Ike Okolo has been reportedly shot dead.
Okolo was said to have been shot dead in a petrol station in the community by yet-to-be-identified gunmen at about 8 pm, a day after the new year.
A video circulating on the internet showed that the community leader was shot right inside his SUV, as he sat in a pool of his own blood, behind the steering of the car.
Obosi is one town known to be notorious for cult clashes, a development the President-General is said to have stood against, since he ascended office.
As of the time of filing this report, it was not clear who his killers were.
A message to the State police command’s spokesperson, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga was yet to be replied.