Ebikimi Okoringa, Special Adviser to Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Monday night, was reportedly shot dead by suspected gunmen.
It was gathered that the deceased was attacked and killed at about 10pm on Monday, at his residence in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of the state.
According to Punch, a community source said the suspected assassins laid an ambush close to his house and shot him immediately he came down from his car. “They waited for him under the cover of darkness. Immediately he alighted from his car and walked towards his door, they released the first bullet,” the source said.
Attempts by the deceased to escape was unsuccessful as the gunmen shot him severally till he died.