Ebonyi state governor, Mr. David Umahi has sacked Hon. Uche Ibiam who allegedly shot Enyinna Ibiam dead in the state two days ago.
This was sequel to the riotous PDP councillorship primaries held at the 13 LGAs and the 171 political wards of the state.
The sacked Development Centre Coordinator, Hon Uche Ibiam had opened fire on his own brother, Ibiam Ogbonnaya Junior aka Terror who is the governor’s Technical Assistant on Security, he however dodged the bullet and it hit the victim, Enyinna Ibiam, a staff of the Federal Polytechnic, Uwanna.
The deceased had tried to intervene and appeal to the sacked coordinator and his brother to maintain peace when the bullet hit him and pierced through his nose.
Team@orientmags.com learned the governor’s decision was made known through a statement by the Secretary to State Government, Dr Kenneth Ugbala on Sunday.
‘His Excellency, the Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Nweze Umahi, has directed the immediate removal from office and the arrest of the Coordinator, Ubeyi Development Centre, Hon Uche Ibiam and Mr. Ibiam Ibiam Ogbonnaya Junior, (aka Terror) the governor’s Technical Assistant (TA) on Security, for allegedly getting involved in a murder case.
The Governor further directed that security agencies should carry out a full investigation and prosecute all those found guilty in accordance with the law.
His Excellency further assures Ebonyians of his continuous commitment to protection of life and property of the people of the state’ he said