One Ekele Chikobi (aka EFCC Chiko), who is the leader of the Ahoada West Local Government area legislative Assembly of Rivers state, Nigeria was shot dead by gunmen, suspected to be kidnappers along Elele-Rumuji axis of the East West road in Emohua local Government area of Rivers state, Nigeria Today evening(January 31st,2019) Revelation Agents has learnt.
We learnt that the suspected kidnappers opened fire on him and his convoy when they tried to maneuver road block mounted by the hoodlums and He died on the process while one other person sustained life threatening gunshot injuries.
Our source revealed that the Kidnappers were dressed in Military uniform and the deceased Chikobi Ekele and his colleagues were returning to PortHarcourt from a campaign rally of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ahoada West local Government area.
Our source disclosed that the lawmaker representing Ahoada West Constituency in the Rivers State House of Assembly, Hon Nwanaka Okpokiri, escaped death but with gunshot injuries.
We also gathered that the gunmen kidnapped six persons in the convoy of Ekele Chikobi and taken into the forest.
It will be recalled that suspected kidnappers on Monday January,28th,2019 shot a driver of Agofure transport company and two other passengers along Rumuekpe axis of East-West road in Emohua LGA and kidnapped over 15 persons
The Emohua local Government area of the East –Weat road in recent times has become a fertile ground for suspected kidnappers and armed robbers
Revelation Agents is yet to get official response from the Rivers state Police command as at press time
Meanwhile the Upata Youth President in Ahoada East Livingstone Alali confirmed the death of the leader of Ahoada West legislative arm via his verified facebook page