There was Gun shot sound Heard around Unizik Junction and while the tension was yet to douse, a friend called this evening to inform us of the sporadic shooting in Ifite Awka. Not long after that, another call came in only to tell us that the victim gunned down was Hon. Onwudinjo Emeka Anthony (Councilor of Obeledu Ward) was gunned down.
Emeka was a great guy… Recently completed his masters degree. Informed me about beginning a doctorate degree in Unizik. He was very industrious, cheerful and intelligent. Very skillful footballer and coach at Witness Garden’s Gym Club.
The cause of the ugly development is yet unknown but the impact is deep and devastating already. There’s hardly any day there won’t be gunshots and people running for their lives. The spate of shooting in Awka is becoming alarming… The city is no longer safe!