- Unknown gunmen on Friday attacked and killed Oyerinde Olaitan in his Ugbor GRA residence.
Oyerinde Olaitan, the principal secretary to the Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has been assassinated Friday morning.
Eye witness accounts state that the governor’s aide was shot by four gunmen who forcefully gained access into his residence in Ugbor GRA, Benin City,early Friday morning.
The Chief of Staff to the governor, Osarodion Ogie, informed journalists that the police have begun investigation into the assassination.
It would be recalled that governor Oshiomhole’s convoy was recently involved in a crash, resulting in the death of three journalists attached to the Edo State Government House.
Oshiomhole alleged that the crash was an attempt on his life and accused the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of complicity.