Gunmen attack, kill Anambra community leader while he was preparing for his morning prayers in Anambra

Saturday, April 13, 2024 –
Gunmen attacked and killed a former President-General, Amansea Development Union in Anambra State, Cajetan Nwokike, at his home in Anambra State. 

The assailants reportedly entered Nwokike’s residence on Thursday, April 11, while he was performing a “traditional morning prayer of breaking of kola nut” and “shot him point blank on the head,” resulting in his instant death. 

This was disclosed by the National President, Association of Past Presidents-General of Anambra State, Omife I. 

The statement read, “The Association of Past Presidents-General of Anambra State has received the shocking news of the brutal death of one of her members, Chief Cajetan Nwokike, former PG Amansea, who was allegedly shot dead by unknown gunmen yesterday morning in his house at Amansea.

"The report said that late Nwokike was performing his traditional morning prayer of breaking of kola nut that fateful morning when two young men entered his house and shot him point blank on the head, killing him instantly.” 

APPAS, in its statement, urged the Anambra State Governor, Chukwuma Soludo and the security agents “to leave no stone unturned to unmask the perpetrators of this serial killings,” as they expressed their worries over Nwokike’s death.

“We condole with his family and assure them that his killers will not go unpunished. May his soul rest in peace,” the statement read. 

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