A Nigerian lawmaker representing Eha-Ulo ward in Nsukka Local Government Area Legislative Council, Enugu State, Nelson Sylvester, popularly known as Ofunwa, has been shot dead by suspected Gunmen
According to report, Sylvester was shot dead by some unknown gunmen on Sunday night at his residence in Eha-Alumonah.
A source who spoke on the incident on a condition of anonymity said the attackers stormed the lawmaker’s house and started raining bullets on him.
He added that the Councilor ran into a neighbouring compound, where his lifeless body was found later.
The source described the suspected assassination as one too many, adding that “it is heartbreaking; it is too hard for us to swallow. We are in deep agony.”
The incident is said to have sparked tension in the town and other neighbouring communities.