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Ebonyi artist crushed for marketing campaign track

Ebonyi artiste beaten over campaign song

A singer from Ebonyi State, Kelvin Ibinabo, has been hospitalized after being brutalized by an aide to the governor, David Umahi.

Ibino mentioned Punch that Machiavelli Uzo, the coordinator of the Ohaozara Growth Heart within the Ohaozara Native Authorities Space of ​​Ebonyi State, attacked him on Saturday January 22 along with his loyalists and locked him in a darkish room .

He mentioned the assault was carried out after he was employed by LGA Chairman Mr Take into account Ajah to carry out at his mother-in-law’s funeral on the council.

After enjoying on the occasion, Ibinabo mentioned he instructed his group to pack up because it was already darkish. He mentioned;

“That is when Ohaozara Growth Heart Coordinator Machiaveli Uzo got here out of nowhere and ordered me to play the APC gubernatorial candidate’s marketing campaign track in Ebonyi State”.

Ibinabo mentioned that after he turned down the request as a result of he was completed along with his efficiency and the occasion he was invited to was not a political occasion, the coordinator allegedly threatened to assault him if he did not. didn’t conform.

He instructed the publication;

“At the moment I had no alternative and for peace causes I took the microphone and began enjoying the track for him.

“After about 20 minutes, I dropped the microphone; however Mr. Uzo once more ordered me to take the microphone and play till he was glad.

“However I refused to sing and as a substitute ordered my group to pack up so we might depart the place. At that second, the coordinator and his thugs swooped down on me, hitting me with totally different weapons.

“After beating me nearly to a comatose state, they took me to a room within the compound and locked me up.

“The Ohaozara Police later arrived, rescued me from the room and took me to Alex Ekwueme Federal College Hospital, Abakaliki, for remedy.”

Ibinabo mentioned the chairman of the Ohaozara council was not there when the incident occurred.

Uzo, nonetheless, denied the assault and additional claimed that the singer agreed to carry out a track for him after asking for one.

He mentioned;

“After that we went into the home and rejoiced, however after some time he (Ibinabo) mentioned he needed to exit and test one thing.

“The following factor I heard was a commotion with folks beating him and chasing him round the home. I used to be additionally stunned by the motion of his attackers like others on the inside.

Ebonyi State Police spokesman SP Chris Anyanwu, nonetheless, mentioned he was unaware of the incident.

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