FLASH: Gunmen Assassinate APC Leader In Bayelsa State

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Mr Sunday Frank-Oputu, a factional leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been killed by unknown gunmen in Bayelsa State.

This newspaper gathered that the deceased until his death was a strong supporter of a suit contesting the legality of the recently conducted ward, local government and state congresses of the APC in a Bayelsa High Court.

An indigene of Igbomotoru community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, Mr Oputu was reportedly killed at his Bay-Bridge residence, Yenezue-gene, Yenagoa on Tuesday night.

Confirming the sad development, Bayelsa Police Public Relations Officer, SP Asinim Butswat said the Commissioner of Police, CP Ben Nebolisa Okolo, has charged officers to intensify efforts to identify and arrest the perpetrators.

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