Italy Based Nigerian Assasinated While On Vacation In Nigeria. A Nigerian man in Italy has left his friends and family in a mourning state following his unfortunate death. The man initially identified as Johnny from Benin city, Edo state was reportedly shot dead after being attacked at his residence in Nigeria after his return for vacation from the European country. His full name was later given as Omoruyi okundolor.
Tragedy struck in Ewotubu, Ekewan Road Area in Benin City, Edo State, when armed robbers or hired killers struck, killing three people including okundolor AKA Johnny who was visiting family from Italy, an 18-year-old girl and another person. Several others were said to have been seriously injured and are currently receiving treatment in a Hospital in Ekewan.
The sad incident occurred around 9:30pm on Tuesday the 9th of May, 2017. The young man had arrived the country four days Earlier and was in company with the 18-year-old girl whose name was given as Tina Ohiko and other friends when the hoodlums struck.
Two of the hoodlums were apprehended by Vigilante groups who had sealed off the area and started questioning anyone trying to get out. The two men were found to have guns in their possessions and couldn’t explain what their business was about in the area. They later confessed to the Killings and were handed over to the Police who transferred them to the State CID.
At the police station, the parents of the young woman, lamented the killing of their daughter. The mother in tears, condemned the killing of her daughter. She said she believes, her daughter’s blood was responsible for the quick apprehension of the killers as she was on her monthly period also know as menstruation when she was killed.
This follows the killing of a US Army Veteran who was shot dead during his vacation in Nigeria.
According to a source, Chuks Okebata was shot dead in an alleged case of ‘broad day light assassination’.
‘My Cousin Chuks Okebata, A USA Veteran, who has spent most part of his life working and defending the United States of America. After a very long time living in the USA, and because of the love he has for his country Nigeria and his home town (Umuduruorie Umuomumu Mbieri in Mbaitoli LGA) he started building a house at home as a bond that make him to be frequenting his mother land. Just as he returned last Xmas to spend his vacation in Nigeria and also to move into his new home. On the 12th of Jan 2017, some gun men abducted and shot him’
He continued to say,
‘for all I know about my cousin, he has always been a free, gentle, and relates to everyone irrespective of your age. He’s survived by his two lovely sons and a wife (he has been in a serious battle with his wife in the US). A bounty has been placed on anybody with any clue whatsoever that can lead to the arrest of the Hoodlums. A sum of 2.5mil Naira reward as the family is out to seek Justice for the Assassinated son’.
Okebata has since been buried and his killers apprehended.