Unknown gunmen have killed a Saudi Arabia based mostly oil professional, Ogacheko Atanu, in his Idah residence of Kogi State.
It was gathered that the incident occurred on Saturday night time at about 11 p.m. when the deceased was about retiring to his mattress.
It was additionally gathered that when the assassins stormed the compound of late Ogacheko Atanu, he was requested to say his final prayers earlier than he was shot repeatedly.
His elder brother, Mr Ukubile Atanu, who’s a lecturer with the Kogi State Polytechnic Lokoja, beneath the Artwork and Design Division, confirmed the incident throughout a phone interview with DAILY POST on Sunday.
Mr Ukubile Atanu, who couldn’t maintain his tears whereas talking to our correspondent, charged safety businesses to carry his brother’s killers to guide.
In keeping with him, “after they (gunmen) entered his compound at about 11PM on Saturday, they informed him (late Ogacheko Atanu) to say his final prayers earlier than they killed him. He informed them that he’ll give them cash, in order that they’ll spare his life, however they refused. That was how he was shot repeatedly. They didn’t contact the gateman.
“After he was killed, his gateman went straight to the police station to report the incident. I have to let you know, that is one other black day in our household. These behind this evil act should be delivered to guide.”
DAILY POST additional learnt that the deceased, who’s survived by 4 kids, together with an eighty years outdated mom, was billed to journey out of Idah at this time, (Sunday), enroute, Abuja the place he’s anticipated to select a flight to Saudi Arabia.
His stays had been deposited on the morgue of the Kogi State Specialist Hospital Lokoja.
Effort to talk to the Kogi State Police Public Relation Officer, (PPRO), DSP William Aya on the incident proved abortive as of the time of submitting this report, as he neither picked his calls nor responded to textual content messages despatched to his line by our correspondent.