NTA Reporter Shot Dead By Unknown Gunmen In Benin
An NTA (Nigerian Television Authority) reporter, in Benin City in Edo state, identified as Lawrence Okojie, has been reportedly shot dead by unknown gunmen along Ogunola junction off Siluko road in Benin city on Saturday July 8th.
According to reports, the deceased was shot dead minutes after he came down from his company staff bus. He had called to inform his wife that he was close-by to their house and hours after he did not arrive home with his phone unreachable, his wife raised an alarm, contacting his colleagues who came down and began to search for him, but only his remains were later found at a morgue in Benin.
Confirming the incident, the state police Public Relations officer, Moses Nkombe, said one person has been arrested in connection with the murder of the deceased, investigations is still ongoing and that all those found guilty would be brought to justice.