A House of Assembly member in Anambra State, Hon. Okechukwu Okoye has been beheaded by Unknown Gunmen.
POLITICS NIGERIA learned that Okoye, who represents Governor Charles Soludo’s Constituency in the state assembly was kidnapped and later beheaded by the gunmen.
Okoye’s head was found at Nnobi in Idemili South local government area where it was hanged.
Late Hon. Okechukwu Okoye was the Anambra State House of Assembly member representing Aguata Constituency 11, Governor Charles Chukwuma Soludo’s constituency. He was the House of Assembly Committee Chairman on Information.
Popularly known as ‘Okey Di Okay’, soft-spoken Hon. Okoye, a Ph.D holder, was one of the few cerebral members of the 7th Anambra State Assembly. He often conducted church choirs and will be missed.
In the viral video, two messages were seen near the scene where his decapitated head was dumped, signed by ‘unknown gunmen’, warning politicians to withdraw soldiers from Biafra land or face the consequences’.
The article was originally published on Politics Nigeria.