Gunmen kill Ebonyi businessman Chukwu seven days to wedding

"Some boys accosted them, first shot into the air, then ordered the guy to lie down and then shot him 3 times, collected the wife’s phone and left," a source.
Gunmen kill Ebonyi businessman Chukwu seven days to wedding

Gunmen suspected to be assassins have killed an Abakaliki based businessman, Issac Nnaemeka Chukwu, just one week before his wedding.

The PUNCH reported that Chukwu was assassinated on Monday night in Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi State in the presence of his fiancee, Favour Chioma.

“He has a shop at International Market where he deals on provision goods. He owns another joint at Chukwuma Ofeke street Ameke Aba.

“The incident, according to the wife, happened at 9 pm when they closed shop and were about to enter their vehicle.

“Some boys accosted them, first shot into the air, then ordered the guy to lie down and then shot him 3 times, collected the wife’s phone and left,” a relative to Chioma said.

Reports revealed that the lovers' Traditional Wedding was to take place on April 21 while the white wedding was on April 23.

When asked, Ebonyi State Police Public Relations Officer, Mrs Loveth Odah, said she had no knowledge of the incident.

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