It was all chaos in the rural community of Egbuoma in Oguta LGA, Imo state as restive youths went on violent march torching buildings and residence and attacking anyone suspected to be connected to the assassination of their fellow comrade, Mr. Okwudiri.
People on the know revealed that the deceased, Late Mr. Okwudiri from Omadi village in Egbuoma Community had a strained relationship with members of his extended family over land issues and matter was already in court.
However, things went violent on Sunday when miscreants, believed to be hired assassins invaded Okwudiri’s residence. To make their job easier, the hoodlums were reported to have disconnected the electricity supply from his generator set which made him come outside the house where he was felled by the assassins’ bullets.
Okwudiri was rushed to a nearby hospital were his bullet wounds were being treated.
Many youths of the village were said to have donated several pints of blood. When the situation overwhelmed the medical team at the local hospital, Okwudiri was said to have been transferred to Our Lady of Lordes Hospital Ihiala, Anambra State; and after being placed under intensive care, he was pronounced dead in the early hours of Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
When the news of his death broke up, the youths on tjr community went berserk, attacking anyone they imagined had a misunderstanding with the deceased