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Senate Chief Whip, Orji Uzor Kalu’s Ward Tour In Abia Disrupted By Unknown Gunmen, Killing A Soldier.

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The ward tour embarked upon by the former Governor of Abia State and the Chief of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu was yesterday, stopped unknown gunmen who invaded and disrupted the tour which was meant to continue with visits to Ebem Community in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia state.

The senator, who was on tour of wards of the five Local Government Areas of the Abia North senatorial district, had hardly arrived Ebem community when some gunmen fired sporadic gunshots in the area, with soldiers of the nearby 14 Brigade, Ohafia, who were attracted to the sporadic gunshots fired by the gunmen who had blocked the Asaga junction, stormed the area, exchanged gunshots and cleared the road.

The soldiers engaged in gun duel with the gunmen and it is gathered that a soldier and two gunmen were killed in the clash as report reaching “Precious Eze’s Blog” says that the senator’s convoy with its full complement fled the area and returned to his country home in Igbere in Bende Local Government Area, but was said to have visited Amangwu, Okon Aku and other communities before the incident.

 

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