Wednesday, 21 February 2018

National News

Police Confirm Assassination Of Bayelsa Branch NULGE Chairman

The Bayelsa Police Command has confirmed the killing of Mr Okaye Igali, the Southern Ijaw branch Chairman of Nigerian Union of Local Government Employee (NULGE) by unknown gunmen.

Late Igali, aged 53, was on a tricycle when the assailants shot and killed him along Ayama Ijaw Road, Southern Ijaw LG on Friday, February 9, 2018.

Confirming the incident to Newsmen in Yenagoa, the Spokesman of the State Police Command, DSP Asinim Butswat, said a preliminary investigation revealed that the attack was a premeditated murder.

Meanwhile, Mr Elaye Warifagha, the Secretary, Community Development Committee (CDC) of Ayama-ijaw community told Newsmen that the attack happened in daylight.