Tension in Delta community as gunmen kill vigilante chairman
There is tension in Jeddo Community in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State following the killing of the community’s vigilante chairman, Mr. Jude Akiru (also known as Scosco).
The deceased was reportedly killed by no fewer than gunmen numbering at Oil Junction, around 2am Friday.
Witnesses said the late vigilante chairman received a call that some hoodlums were operating in the area and quickly drove from his house to the crime scene.
He was said to have been asked to put off his torch light by the gunmen but refused and was shot multiple times by the gunmen.
A community source said some group of boys had gone to one shopping plaza, WWW Golden to steal that night before the killing.
Youths of the community were said to have blocked the major road since 6am when news of the gruesome murder broke.
The community leader also asked all residents of Jeddo community to meet at the town hall.