Former PDP chairman assassinated in Bayelsa state 


A former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa state, Mr. Christopher Hobobo has been assassinated.

The Punch reports that Hobobo who served in an acting capacity was killed at his residence located on PDP Road, Yenagoa on Wednesday, May 17.

It was gathered that the attackers forced the gate to his apartment open before stabbing him to death in his sitting room even though, they were armed with guns.

Family members and sympathisers trooped to the house of the deceased while the police was also notified.
Mr. Desi Tambrebofa and Mr. John Gidi who are also members of the victim’s family expressed shock at the manner in which he was killed describing Hobobo as an easy going man.

The state commissioner of police, Mr. Amba Asuquo promised that investigation will be carried out and the perpetrators brought to book.


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