A timber Contractor based in Ayangba in Kogi State, Mr. Ogwu Salihu has been reported killed by some unknown gunmen.
The incident happened early hours of Wednesday at the deceased girlfriend’s house where he went to pass a night.
The girlfriend whose name was given as Safiya had four children for her former husband before they seperated.
Relationship between Safiya and the deceased was said to have been a subject of controversy as the late Timber Contractor was alleged to be the person behind Safiya divorcing her husband.
Chairman, Dekina Local Government Council, Isiak Shaibu who attended the funeral along the Divisional Police Officer, DPO condemned the act and vowed to bring those behind the dastardly act to book.
Ogwu has become the third person to be killed by gunmen in Ayangba Community within four months.
First victim of the assassinations in the area was former Chairman of Dekina Local Government Council, Mr. Adejo Akowe who was murdered at broad day light at a Restaurant near the university at Ayangba.
Followed by a Police officer, an indegine of the community that came home for holiday during Christmas that was also murdered.
Residents of the University Community are now living in fear as insecurity continues. End.