Armed men kill two businessmen in Aba

Gunmen killed two young businessmen in Aba, Abia state, on Tuesday. Police spokesman in the state, Geoffrey Ogbonna, confirmed the incident to the Nigerian News Agency (NAN) in Aba. “The incident (occurred) in the Ogbor Hill area of ​​Aba. The report is still incomplete, but the police have sprung into action,” said Ogbonna, superintendent of police. A witness who did not want to be named in the report said the gunmen killed the two men under the Ogbor Hill Waterside Bridge. READ ALSO: One dead during shootout between police and hitmen in Anambra The victims trafficked musical equipment and footwear, according to the witness. He said the assailants, about eight of them, were inside four tricycles. “I was here when a victim stopped his car to say hello to his friend, the other victim. “The gunmen suddenly arrived on four tricycles, confronted one of them and demanded some money from him. In the discussion that followed, they shot the victims,” he said. The witness said it was “disturbing” that the attack took place just meters from a police station. NAN learned that the son of one of the victims was also shot after his father was killed. The son is receiving treatment at a hospital. There is growing insecurity in southeastern Nigeria, which many people have attributed to the activities of the outlawed Biafran Indigenous Peoples, a separatist group in the region. In Anambra state, also in the southeast, police shot dead a robbery suspect Tuesday during a shootout. He said the gunmen entered an area in a Toyota truck and tried to strip some motorists and passengers of their belongings before police officers arrived at the scene. (YAYA) Read More Related News Here Let here it in the comment below if you do have an opinion on this; Armed men kill two businessmen in Aba