Ex-Media aide of Former Abia Governor Theodore Orji Killed By Gunmen


Random gunmen on Sunday night shot dead Mr Ben Onyechere, the former Media Adviser to former governor of Abia, Chief Theodore Orji. Onyechere was kidnapped at about 8 p.m. in Ikenegbu axis of Owerri 
where he had gone with his driver to do some shopping.

A source who spoke on condition of anonymity said 

“the gunmen numbering five trailed Onyechere to a popular super market in
 Ikenegbu and forced his driver out of his car before they sped off with Onyechere. “The following day the lifeless body of Oncheyere was found 
a few streets away from Maris Junction, Ikenegbu Owerri, after he was shot several times. It is sad’’. 

The source added that the deceased’s driver, who tried resistance was shot twice on the legs before Onyechere was kidnapped, but was not killed.Something is not right.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Imo command, DSP Andrew Enwerem, when contacted, said that he was informed of the incident, but could not confirm the identity of the victim.


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