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Bayelsa: Gunmen murder Butchers Association Chair

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By Amgbare Ekaunkumo, Yenagoa
Residents of Ogilo street in Yenagoa were on Sunday night thrown into shock following the gruesome murder of the Bayelsa State Butchers Association Chairman in front of his house.
The Butchers Association chairman, Mr. Chibuzor Nwachukwu, was  ambushed by his assailants who shot at him in close range, killing him instantly leaving his head shattered.
Mr. Chibuzor, the chairman of the Swali market branch of the association was said to be returning home about 8pm Sunday night when he ran into his killers who laid ambush in front of his house.
Chibuzor, 42 years old who hails from Nkanun Community in Enugu State was married with four children before he was killed along Ogilo Street, a suburb of Yenagoa that is famous for cult related violence and killings.
Residents who spoke to DAILY WATCH, said he had gotten to the door of his apartment when he was killed in an execution like style, raising suspicion that it wasn’t a robbery attack.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, Bayelsa State Command, SP.Asinim Butswat, said the Police has visited the scene of crime and investigation has commenced.
Butswat said “on 25 September 2019, at about 20:00 hours, unknown gunmen shot and killed one Chibuzor Nwachukwu ‘m’ 42 years, at Ogilo Street, Yenagoa.”


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