Unknown gunmen allegedly shot dead some traditional rulers in Njaba, Imo state on Tuesday.
The source said that the heavily-armed gunmen stormed the Njaba Local Government Headquarters where the traditional rulers were having a meeting and shot some of them dead.
As some reports have two and three while others pegged the number of traditional rulers shot dead at 5.
According to Politics Nigeria, quoting an eyewitness said that two rulers were killed, as simply identified as ‘Eze Okwudor’ and ‘Ihebinowerre’.
Spokesperson for the Imo state police Command, CSP Mike Abbattam confirmed the sad occurrence to newsmen.
“They were having a meeting when the gunmen arrived and started shooting. Two people were hit by bullets”.