Bayelsa state Independent Electoral Commission Sec. assasinated

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The Executive Secretary of the Bayelsa state Independent Electoral Commission, Simon Akpen has been assassinated. According to Sahara Reporters, Akpen was shot point blank in the head at his residence in Otiotio road, Yenogoa around 10pm on Friday October 10th by unknown gunmen who laid an ambush for him as he returned home from an outing. He died on the spot.

Confirming the incident, the state’s police commissioner, Valentine Ntomchukwu, said it’s a suspected case of assassination as no valuable was taken from the deceased residence after he was killed

“In my opinion, it may be a case of assassination because they didn’t take anything away after killing him” Ntomchukwu said

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