Gunmen have killed no fewer than four persons, including a former Commissioner in Enugu State, Chief Gab Onuzuluike.
The incidents occurred on Friday evening at Oji River LGA and Aguikpa community in Nkanu East council area of the state.
Onuzulike, who was also a former Local Government Chairman of Oji-River, was shot dead with his brother.
They were said to be returning from a burial ceremony when they were waylaid within Oji-River.
His brother was reportedly shot dead on the spot while the commissioner was whisked away and later killed with his vehicle taken away.
A police source, who confirmed the incident, however disclosed that two of the assailants were shot dead and the vehicle and their guns recovered.