Gunmen kill another Ebubeagu operative in Ebonyi
Gunmen have reportedly killed another operative of the Ebubeagu Security outfit in Izzi local in Ebonyi state.
The operative, Iboko Christian was allegedly killed on Thursday night by unknown gunmen.
The victim is said to have been a graduate who joined Ebubeagu due to his inability to secure a job after graduation.
He was said to have been attacked by the gunmen who trailed him to his house in the Nduogbuovu community in the Izzi local government area of the state.
It was gathered that the victim was also an aide to a state assembly member from Izzi.
The Lawmaker representing Izzi East Constituency in Ebonyi State House of Assembly, Anthony Nwegede confirmed the killing.
The Lawmaker, who is an ally of the slain Ebubeagu operative, said the attackers robbed him of some money and his motorcycle before killing him.
Mr. Nwegede who condemned the killing said the matter has been reported to the police for investigation.
His death comes barely a week after a commander of the security outfit was killed in Ezza North local government area
Ebubeagu was set up by the Southeast governors to complement the job of the police and other security agencies in checking the rising crime rates in the region.