Five persons have been reportedly killed by gunmen in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State. The office and vehicles of the Vigilance group in the area were also razed by the assailants.
An eyewitness told our correspondent that he counted more than 5 lifeless bodies after the attack which led to the complete burning down of the Ozubulu vigilante service office.
We also gathered that Ambassador Peter Uzokwe, the President General of Ozubulu Development Union who was billed to address men and women of the vigilante service escaped by whiskers after the hoodlums double crossed his vehicle at about 6pm. They attackers double-crossed his car and started shooting sporadically.
After the attack, the gunmen reportedly went to the office of the vigilante and burnt it down, destroying vehicles and motorcycles.
Men of the Nigerian army has already been deployed to the area as at the time of this report. Police also Have not confirmed the attack , reasons for the attack is not yet known by the panic stricken community