Police confirm murder of former PDP Chairman in Bayelsa

Suspected assassins on Wednesday killed a former Acting Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), ‎in Bayelsa Mr Pamo Hobobo, Police sources say.

Mr Asinim Butswat Police Spokesman for Bayelsa Command confirmed the incident while speaking with Tribune Online in Yenagoa.

“‎One Pamo Christopher Hobobo of PDP Road, Yenagoa was found dead in his house at about 7000hrs today (Wednesday).

“Preliminary investigation revealed he was stabbed on the chest with a sharp object.

“His corpse has been deposited at FMC Yenagoa for autopsy.

Investigation is ongoing,” he said.

Hobobo, who hailed from Agbere in Sagbama Local Government Area of the state, was attacked in his house at Yenizue-Gene in Yenagoa Local Government Areã of Bayelsa.

Residents in the area said the assassins were said to have forcibly broken into the deceased home and stabbed him to death without stealing anything.

They reportedly gained access to his apartment after pulling down the burglary proof attached to the door.

The sound of gunshots from the deceased house was said to have attracted neighbours who alerted the police.

The former PDP chieftain was discovered dead in a pool of his ow blood when the police arrived the scene on Wednesday morning..

Uncle to the deceased, Elder Hobobo confirmed the sad incident and said that the family was in grief and too sad to comment.

“We are in grief, we are still in shock, I am short of words, please let me be for now,” he said.

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