House of Assembly member nearly lynched in Owerri


The member representing Owerri Municipal and Majority Leader at the Imo House of Assembly, Hon Lugard Osuji should be thanking his stars for remaining alive till this moment.
The Honourable member who was on a visit to the residence of Eze Augustine Uche (Npkokpo) of Umuonyeche community in Owerri Nchi-Ise yesterday evening, probably to discuss the relocation of Ekeukwu Owerri market was mobbed by irate youth of Umuoyeche who were displeased with the news of relocating their ancestral market to Egbeada in Mbaitoli LGA.

Our source confirmed that the youths  on citing Hon Lugard at the Eze’s palace, gathered themselves with dangerous weapon waiting for the Honourable to come out of the palace, it took the intervention of Eze Augustine Uche and the entire Uche family to sneak Hon Lugard into his car.
The youths who accussed him of being a stooge, however warned that he must not been seen around their area again.

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