The councilor representing Eha-Ulo ward, in Nsukka Local Government Area Legislative Council, Enugu State. he Enugu State Mr. Nelson Sylvester, a councilor has been killed.
According to the police, Sylvester was reportedly shot dead by gunmen at his residence in the Eha-Alumonah community.
The police public relations officer, DSP Daniel Ndukwe confirmed that investigation has commenced on the incident. An eye witness also revealed that the Councilor had sustained bullet wounds which lead to his death after escaping in a neighboring compound.
“After the attack, residents searched for him at his house but could not find him. We felt he had escaped but unfortunately, we saw his lifeless body in the backyard of a neighbouring compound.
“The killing is one too many. it is heartbreaking; it is too hard for us to swallow. We are in deep agony,” the source revealed.