A few hours after the beheading of a lawmaker in Anambra State, Nigeria’s south-east, Terrorist have abducted a local politician in the state.
Uzozie Chukwujekwu is a special adviser to a previous chairman of the Nnewi South Local Government Area in the state of Anambra.
Recently, the local government region has been the target of numerous attacks.
Saturday morning, gunmen reportedly raided Umudiji Umuohama village in Ukpor, a locality in the council area.
The assault occurred six days after gunmen kidnapped a state lawmaker, Okechukwu Okoye.
On Saturday, Mr Okoye, who represented Aguata 2 State Constituency, was decapitated and his body dumped along a road in the state.
The latest victim, a farmer named Mr. Chukwujekwu, was reportedly abducted from his home.
SHAUNTV NEWS has learned that the gunmen who abducted him shot his only son in the stomach for refusing to unlock the gate for them when they raided the region.
The politician’s son has been transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Tochukwu Ikenga, the police spokesman for the state of Anambra, verified the occurrence.
According to him, the police have initiated an effort to free the victim from his captors.