Journalist shot dead at home in suspected assassination

1085, Famous Giobaro

Mr. Famous Giobaro, a Desk Editor with Bayelsa State-owned radio station, Glory FM 97.1, was on Easter Sunday shot dead in his flat by gunmen.

The deceased(his remains) who was separated from his wife, was killed in his residence at INEC Road, Kpasia in Yenagoa, the state capital at around 5.00am in the present of two persons who were with him.

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According to report, the deceased’s children were on holiday in their mother’s house when the incident happened.

His killer were said to have gained entry into the compound by scaling the fence with a ladder.

Report said the gunmen shot at Giokitchen kitchen door, and pulled it down to enter the journalist’s bedroom where they shot him in the stomach many times.

It was said that the attackers did not steal anything nor attack other occupants of the bungalow, triggering speculations they could be assassins.


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