The governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance(APGA) in Ebonyi State, Ifeanyi Odoh has been declared wanted.
Hotnewsdrop.com reports that the Ebonyi Police Command declared Odoh and nine others wanted over the murder of a monarch identified as Igbokwe Ewa.
The Ebonyi police spokesperson, Onome Onovwakpoyeya confirmed the development in a statement on Monday.
According to him, “The Ebonyi State Police Command has declared the under-listed persons wanted in connection with the murder of his Royal Highness Eze Christopher Igboke Ewa of Umu-Ezekoha Community in Ezza North.”
Others on the list of wanted persons include Samuel Onyekachi Aligwe, Peter Orogwu (aka one boy),Chukwudi Aliewa (aka Ezza) , Chika Ezealigbo, Nnaemeka Egede (aka Champaign), Nnabuike Okohu, Ogobuchi Agbom (aka Okiri), Nonso Obasi, Ikechukwu Nwoba (aka Solid).
It was gathered that the said monarch, who was the traditional ruler of the Umu-Ezekoha community in the Ezza North local government area in the state was killed last Monday in his country home by unknown gunmen.
The ruling All Progressive Congress(APC) following the death of the monarch accused the APGA governorship candidate of the act.
A claim Odoh denied saying that the monarch, who hails from the same local government as him, was like a father to him.
It was also learnt that both Odoh and his Media Aide, Charles Otu could not be reached to react to the issue, as they did not answer their calls at the time of this report.