Gun­men kill three

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Itodo Daniel Sule, Lokoja

Gun­men sus­pected to be mem­bers of a ri­val cult group on Wed­nes­day shot dead two brothers at the gate of the Fed­eral Med­i­cal Cen­tre (FMC), Lokoja, just as another man was killed in his house at Ogam­i­nana, head­quar­ters of Adavi Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment Area of the state.

Daily Trust learnt that one of the Lokoja vic­tims, whose name was given as Ogwu Achem and his brother whose name could not be as­cer­tained, were com­ing out of the med­i­cal cen­tre in about 8.30 pm when they were gunned down.

Wit­nesses said the gun­men fired sev­eral shots at the vic­tims to be sure they were dead.

The late Ogu Achem was a for­mer Se­nior Spe­cial As­sis­tant on Se­cu­rity Mat­ters in charge of Kogi East to the im­me­di­ate past gov­er­nor of the state, Capt Idris Wada.

In the other in­ci­dent, gun­men killed one Vic­tor Sadiq when they in­vaded his home at Ogam­i­nana.

The Kogi Po­lice Spokesman, Mr Wil­liam Aya, con­firmed the in­ci­dent at the FMC but could not con­firm the killing of Vic­tor.

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