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Journalist In Bayelsa State Killed By Unknown Gun Men

Unknown gunmen has shot and kill a staff of Glory FM 97.1, Bayelsa State owned radio  station Mr.Famous Giobaro. He was killed early hours of Easter Sunday.

The deseased had worked as a Desk Editor for Gory FM 97.1, Bayelsa State owned radio  station. He was attacked at his house at INEC Road , Yenagoa Bayelsa State.

The assailants broke into his apartment early hours on Easter Sunday around 5:00 am, after which they shot him at close range severally. The bandits were said to have gained access into the house by climbing the fence through a ladder after they must have cut the barbed wire.

A neighbour of the deceased, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said the gunmen’s bullet drilled several holes on the door. He said Giobaro, who tied a piece of wrapper round his waist, was first hit by a bullet as he scrambled out of his bed on hearing the sound of gunshots.

“When the gunmen eventually entered and saw him lying on the floor, they shot him again many times at close range and left through the way they came. They didn’t steal anything and they didn’t go to any other flat. It was a case of assassination,” he said.

The Bayelsa State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the incident, however, said he was yet to get the full details of the incident.

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