Mr. Ben Onyechere, ex-Special Adviser on Public Communications to immediate past governor of Abia State, Chief Theodore Orji, has been assassinated.
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Onyechere was found dead after he was kidnapped by unknown gunmen on Sunday night around 8 p.m. in Ikenegbu axis of Owerri where he went for shopping with his driver.
Report says the assailants about five in number had trailed Onyechere to a popular super market in Ikenegbu where they forced his driver out of his car before speeding off with their target.
It was said that the driver sustained a gunshot wound to his leg as he was shot twice.
The worse happened to Oncheyere. According to report, his lifeless body was found a few streets away from Maris Junction, Ikenegbu Owerri.