- Gun Down His Security Aide
The Bursar of the University of Benin, Mr Victor Imagbe, yesterday escaped assassination as suspected GUNMEN invaded his house.
The gunmen shot dead an operative of the Nigeria Security And Civil Defence Corps, Mr Felix Ugiagbe Osaghae, who was on guard in his house at Ogheghe, Benin-Sapele road Bypass in BENIN city.
The hoodlums also carted away the rifle of the security operative.
According to information gathered, the suspected armed men stormed the residence of the Bursar around 2.45 am in the early hours of Thursday and immediately headed straight to the security post in the house where the NSCDC operative was instantly shot dead.
An early alarm raised by the Bursar made the hoodlums escape as they were unable to harm him.
The police authority in EDO state is yet to make any statement on the incident, but the Public Relations officer of the EDO State Command of the Nigeria Security And Civil Defence Corps, Mr Efosa Ogbebor, said, “we will investigate the report”.
He did not talk further.
The lifeless body of the felled security operative has been deposited in the mortuary for autopsy and further investigation.