Gunmen have killed a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) councillorship candidate in the March 6 council poll in Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State, Mr Elliot Ofa.
IgbereTV gathered that the gunmen abducted Ofa and two other people along the Jesse/Oben road, near the boundary between Delta and Edo State on Monday, January 11.
According to reports, the three were returning from the Office of the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission, DSIEC, in Asaba, the state capital when the gunmen ambushed them, shot and killed Ofa.
The deceased was the immediate past Supervisory Councillor on Environment of Ethiope-West Local Government Council.
Spokesperson of the Delta State Police Command, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, who confirmed the incident said it happened within Edo State and not Delta.
Ajayi Vicky wrote on Facebook:
“May ur soul rest in peace hon Elliot ofa ur death is very painful to everyone in oghara cause u are too good to go early no one can question God”
Hon Godstime Enyowhara wrote on Facebook:
“Indeed, the Sun has Set @ noon..
Can’t believe this is happening, that I just posted your pictures with R.I.P. caption…
Hon. Ofa Elliot my Strong Baruda, wise one, a jolly good fellow, your sudden departure has thrown the entire Oghara Kingdom into mourning. Fare well #ARUBA, Fare well #BARUDA.. Sleep on till resurrection morning..”
Source:- Igbere Tv