The fatal incident which occurred on Wednesday has rendered many persons homeless.
Naija News learnt that the former LG chairman was in the village with his supporters when another group believed to be his rival ambushed and assaulted them, leaving many with injuries.
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Reacting to the attack, the politician teamed up with his boys who stormed the community, killing anyone on sight, Daily Post reported.
A retired Major General Lawrence Ugbo was reportedly killed in the rampage, after which it was said that his corpse was cremated.
“Yes, I am there as we speak to take victims to the hospital. Several persons, including Maj Gen Lawrence Ugbo were killed and his body burnt to ashes. The clash has nothing to do with politics, it was a land tussle that cause the incident. I will get the whole and pass it across to you shortly”.