A former acting state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Bayelsa State, Christopher Hobobo, has been murdered.
Mr Hobobo was reportedly assassinated in his residence on PDP Road, Yenagoa, the state capital Wednesday morning.
Daily Post reports that the victim, a native of Agbere town in Sagbama Local Government Area of the state was allegedly stabbed to death by unknown gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday.
It was gathered that Mr Hobobo’s main gate was forced open by the assailants before gaining access to his sitting room, where they allegedly stabbed him several times in the chest.
A team of policemen led by the Divisional Police Officer, Ekeki Division, was said to have removed the deceased’s corpse amidst wailing from sympathisers and neighbours.
The commissioner of Police in the state, Amba Asuquo, who had visited the scene of the crime promised to go after the killers and bring them to book.