Some men suspected to be assassins on Sunday stormed the Commissioners quarter residence of Mr. Azubuike Ekwegbalu, the Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Willie Obiano on Security and stabbed him to death with kitchen knife.

An eyewitness said the late Ekwegbalu, who hails from Ogbunike in Oyi Local Government Area of the state, was a close relation to wife of the governor.

Spokesman of the Police Command in the state, SP Haruna Mohammed, said one suspect, who was seen in the premises had been arrested.

“On Aug. 9, 2020 at about 1:30a.m., there was a report of alleged murder of one Azuibuike Ekwegbalu, aged 43 years, native of Ogbunike in Oyi LGA but resident at the Commissioners quarters Awka,” he said.

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