The Action Alliance (AA’s) candidate in the Imo North Senatorial District in the 2019 National Assembly election, Mr Ndubuisi Emenike has been shot dead by an operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
The Imo state Police command confirmed the killing on Sunday, January 26, 2020.
Commenting , police spokesman, Orlando Ikeokwu told journalists that Mr Emenike was shot dead by the NSCDC official during a celebration party held in honour of APC’s Miriam Onuoha the winner of the Okigwe North Federal Constituency.
Mr Emenike who fell and lost consciousness was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital.
Police say the NSCDC official is presently in custody even as the command has launched an investigation into the ugly incident.
The death of Ndubuisi Emenike is coming few weeks after the death of Senator Ben Uwajimogu who also contested and won the Imo North senatorial district election in 2019.