A Site Engineer identified as Ade Adeyemo,working for a contractor renovating Birabi Memorial Grammar School, Bori, in Khana Local Government Area was allegedly murdered by Cultists and youths in Ogoniland, the engineer was allegedly murdered on Tuesday morning.
It was learnt that the killers felt that the engineer had been a stumbling block from the continuous looting of building materials at the project site.
The school is one of those selected by Governor Nyesom Wike’s administration for renovation.
According to a close source to the family of the deceased: “It has been very difficult breaking the sad news to parents because of their state of health. His mother is hypertensive, while his father is recuperating from partial stroke.”
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It was further learnt that the General Overseer of the church where the family worships had been contacted to find a subtle way of breaking the news without causing serious trauma to the parents.
Omoni Nnamdi, the Rivers Police Public Relations Officer told our correspondent exclusively on phone that the incident was true.
“I can confirm to you that it is true. When we were alerted, before our men got to the scene, they took off. I can assure that the culprits have been identified and we are on their trail”
The corpse of the late Engineer Ade Adeyemo has been moved from Ogoniland and taken to the Kpaima Morgue in Port Harcourt.
Source: PM News