Police confirm the killing of Ijaw group’s spokesman in Delta

Written by on May 19, 2020

Unknown gunmen have reportedly killed a man along Udu Road, in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State.

It was learned that the deceased, who is the National Spokesman for the Ijaw Interest Advocate, a.k.a Izanzan Camp, Mr. Famous Belief Wonikiri-Ebi, was allegedly shot dead, the incident occurred on Monday evening.

The National Coordinator of Ijaw Interest Advocate, Izanzan Camp, Yerinmene Salaco, confirmed the incident.

He said, “The deceased and I have been receiving threat calls and text messages from an unknown number.

“I cannot say exactly if the people who killed him are armed robbers, assassins, or gunmen. But whoever has done this should be fished out and prosecuted by the relevant security agencies, especially the police.

“The matter has been reported at the police station. The remains of the deceased have been deposited at the morgue.”

When contacted, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, confirmed the incident.

She said, “Yes, it is confirmed. The man was shot because he resisted them fro attacking him. His vehicle was taken away from him.”

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