Phillip Udala, billionaire and football club owner killed in Anambra

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Philip Udala, Chairman Udala FC, Uke, Idemili Local Government Area Anambra State has been assassinated.

Philip Udala, a grassroots development guru met his untimely death when his convoy ran into a team armed at Eke-Agu Market junction in Abatete, Idemili North Local Area.

had reportedly attacked a local station and were fleeing scene when they met convoy of Udala in Abatete.

Godsent Eriobu, Udala FC Manager and Secretary of Anambra Independent League (AIFL) who was also in convoy was equally shot and died instantly at scene Tuesday.

Rev. Fr Obinna Dike, Chairman of AIFL who confirmed death of Udala Wednesday said the amateur league had lost important members of the family.

According Dike, may the souls of Philip Udala and Godsent Eriobu rest in the Lord, Amen.

“So sad, our worst fears are becoming reality, we lost them,” he said in a text.

The Command in the state confirmed the incident but did not speak number of casualties