Gunmen suspected to be hired killers on Friday, December 16, killed Christopher Elehu, the Labour Party (LP) candidate for Onuimo Constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly, according to report by News Express.
Apart from killing him, the gunmen also set his country home ablaze and destroyed his property including a motorcycle.
The news medium quoted a source to have said: “They have killed Christopher Elehu, popularly known as Wasco. Until his death he was the Labour Party candidate in Onuimo Local Government Area. They invaded his house when everybody had gone to sleep and shot for over two hours.
“They killed the man and burnt his house. They also destroyed his property. His corpse was laying on the floor with matchet cuts when villagers gathered in the morning.”