AIFL Scribe Dies, Club Chairman Missing After Attack On Convoy In Anambra
Godsent Eriobu, Secretary of Anambra Independent League (AIFL) was on Tuesday shot dead during an attack by unidentified assailants at Eke Agu Market, Abatete, Idemili North Local Government Area.
Eriobu who was in the convoy of Philip Udala, Chairman of Udala FC, Uke died when they ran into the gunmen who had allegedly attacked a Police Station in the area a little earlier.
Rev. Obinna Dike, Chairman of AIFL who confirmed the death of the league secretary also said Udala FC chairman had not been seen nor reached on phone since the incident.
Dike said the AIFL family was in mourning as Eriobu had been a resource member of the management team.
Sources said policemen in the convoy were also killed with many vehicles burnt.
NewsMonitor reports that all had been put in place for the conclusion of the Season of the privately owned amateur league on July 16.
The Police Command in Anambra was yet to make a statement on the incident at the time of going to press.