Reliable information reaching 247ureport.com from Abia State indicates that the grand reception given to the governor of Abia State, T. A. Orji which ended without violence – according to accounts from eyewitness at the event. Our source states that the event may have been sabotaged by the opposition.
The news following the end of the grand reception – which was hosted and financed by the host community – indicated that a close relative of the Orji family may have be shot by a security agent under the orders of the Governor’s son. Carefully inquiry into the incident indicates that the news report was false and fabricated.
Information available to 247ureports.com suggests that the Governor’s son may have been the target of the shooting. As gathered, the said shooting occurred after the event had ended and the governor and his entourage already departed from the venue – including his son. As the governor’s entourge approached the market junction – what appears a roadblock/traffic jam – stopped the governor’s convoy to a halt. The governor’s relative who also served as the Personal Aide to the governor’s son stepped out of the vehicle to investigate the traffic jam. While the PA was out on the street – a massive crowd and/or supporters of the Governor were trooping from behind – amidst cheers of “ochendo”. Moments later the governor’s son stepped out of the vehicle – and was walking directly in front of the PA – when a shot was heard from from the back of the PA coming towards the direction of the governor’s son – the bullet struck the PA who was standing directly in front of the governor’s son.
It was initially believed for the bullet to originate from a police officer – owing to accidental discharge. But the police commissioner in tslking to 247ureports.com denied that it was accident discharge on the part of his officers. He stated that the assailant fired only one shot. “It was not us”.
Immediately, the PA was taken into one of the vehicles and was headed for the nearest medical center. According to an eyewitness source, the PA was still breathing on the way to the medical center. “But he gave up before we could reach“.
Within minutes of the newsbreak of the death of the PA, the Igbere news network hurried to spin an angle to the incident – stating that the governor’s son had shot his relative who also served as his close PA. Eyewitness reports indicates the Igbere version of the story to be false and fabricated.