As the governorship and House of Assembly’s elections get underway, two persons were in the early hours of Saturday shot dead by unknown gunmen in Ebonyi State.

The victims include the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Ishielu local government area, LGA, of the state, Mr. Emeka Nworie and a middle aged man, Mr. Mike Ojor in Ikwo Nnoyo in Ikwo LGA.

Sources say the killers are suspected to be thugs loyal to an opposition political party in the state, adding that the late PDP chairman was attacked in his house in Ezzagu in Ishielu LGA and shot severally by his assailant on different parts of his body until he died.

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