Unknown gunmen dressed in Military Camouflage on Friday shot dead a youth leader and chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party in Bayelsa State, Odeinyefa Ogbolosingha.
The 53-year old deceased, was an administrative officer in the State Civil Service, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Secretary, Okordia/Zarama Cluster Development Board.
He was reportedly killed a few hours after taking his sick wife home from the hospital.
Daily Post, gathered that the incident, which occurred along the mechanic village area along Edepie-Imiringi road in the state capital at about 2pm, led to pandemonium in the area as angry youths attempts to create a blockage and slow down the escape of the assailants failed.
Some of the residents, who spoke with Daily Post, expressed concern over the increasing cases of violent killings and kidnapping perpetrated by gunmen dressed in military uniforms and tinted cars.
Daily Post, also gathered that the gunmen, who were three in number and dressed in military uniforms and wore masks entered Imiringi road by the block industry street and shot their victim in the head and other parts of his body at close range.