The Chairman of Udala FC, Philip Udala, has been pronounced dead .
He was said to have been murdered by unknown gunmen who attacked his convoy in Eke-Agu community in Idemili North Local government area of Anambra state on Tuesday night, July 13. Read the initial report of the attack
The gunmen had reportedly attacked a local police station in the community and were fleeing the scene when they met the convoy of Udala in Abatete. They killed Udala, his club manager Godsent Eriobu and the three police officers in his convoy.
The spokesperson of the state police command, Tochi Ikenga, confirmed the incident and said an investigation is ongoing.