Dr Ken Okoro dies of gunshot wounds

Abia State Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr. Ken Nwosu is dead. He was on Wednesday night shot by some gunmen.The incident, according to the police, occurred around Umuajata/ Amakamma road by Stella Inter- Communication, at the outskirts of Umuahia capital city.Police Public Relations Officer, Abia State, Geoffrey Ogbonna, who confirmed the incident, said the Commissioner was driving home around 8.05pm when the incident occurred .
According to police source, the C ommissioner was reportedly overtaken by a group of gunmen in a Toyota Camry, who immediately opened fire on him on the lonely road.The PPRO said, “The gunmen started shooting at him immediately and bullet touched his intestines. They continued shooting indiscriminately before escaping.”Asked whether the assailants were assassins, kidnappers or robbers, the PPRO said, “From the look of things it was obvious they had a hidden agenda as they did not bother to remove any thing from him or collect his car , but investigations will unravel their real motive”. Police said no arrests had been made but pleaded with members of the public to volunteer any useful information that might help security operatives track down the attackers.
He died  at the Abia State Specialist Hospital where doctors were fighting to save his life.


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