Anambra: Gunmen kill football club owner, aides




The Chairman of Udala Football Club in Anambra State, Philip Udala has been killed by unknown gunmen.

It was gathered that Udala was killed when his convoy was ambushed at Eke-Agu Market junction in Abatete, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The unknown gunmen had invaded a police facility in the area and were fleeing the scene when they ran into Udala’s convoy.

It was reported that the gunmen killed the policemen attached to Udala and the vehicles set ablaze while the victims were reportedly still inside.

The unknown gunmen also killed Godsent Eriobu, Udala FC Manager and Secretary of Anambra Independent League (AIFL).

The Chairman of AIFL, Rev. Fr Obinna Dike, said the league lost two key members who loved the game.

The Anambra State police command noted that they are on the trail of the assailants.


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