The ward chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Gboko South, Tersoo Ahu has been killed by unknown gunmen today Sunday, February 7.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the ward chairman, Ahu and other excos were actively participating in the training of party officials for membership registration and revalidation exercise when gunmen stormed the venue with clubs, cutlass as well as iron and manhandled him.

James Orgunga, the publicity secretary of the ruling party, APC confirmed the tragic incident.

Orgunga said the ward chairman who sustained serious injuries during the attack died later at a public hospital in Gboko.

It is alleged that the attack is unconnected with the crisis within the party ahead of the 2023 general elections.

Also confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Kate Anene said;

“Yes I can confirm the attack and killing of the APC ward chairman in Gboko, our men rushed to the scene but the suspects fled. However we have identified them and very soon we shall pick them up”