Monarch, 4 others killed in Imo  

Imo Governor

On Monday gunmen stormed Obudi Agwa community in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State, killing five persons, including the traditional ruler of the community, Eze Ignitus Asor, who was killed in his palace. 

The perpetrators were said to be youths armed with guns, and it was at the point Asor was settling a dispute that they killed him. Two palace chiefs and two other members of the community, were also shot dead. 

Others, including the traditional prime minister, Chief Stephen Ajoku, sustained gunshot injuries. 

The invading youths later stormed a neighbouring  community, Mgbala, allegedly killing a pregnant woman and a local security officer. 

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