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Unknown Gunmen Kill Army Major In Anambra

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An officer of the Nigerian Army identified as Major Churchill Orji, has been killed by unknown gunmen in Anambra State.

He was reportedly killed on Saturday, August 20, while in an operation in the troubled Azia axis of Ihiala Local Government Area of the state.

Confirming his death, a schoolmate identified as Leonard Edu said, “He was my senior in Agulu Boys Secondary School. Our labour is perfect then. It’s true he was killed by gunmen at Azia, in Ihiala LGA.”

In a tribute, one Ugochukwu Afoekelu, wrote; “Our brother Major Churchill Orji, you paid the price defending our dear State from bandits and unknown gunmen yesterday at Azia/Ukpor. Your efforts shall never be in vain. Agulu mourns.”

Another friend wrote; “Rest in peace my brother from Nneogidi village, Agulu, Major Churchill Orji killed yesterday at Azia/Ukpor defending the South-East from the marauders.”

Spokesperson of the Anambra State Police Command,  DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, when contacted on the telephone, said he was yet to receive a report about the incident.

Gunmen kill Army Major in Anambra

 

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