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Gunmen kill bank worker in Edo

A staff of a new generation bank, simply identified as Mr Nosa, has been reportedly killed in Benin City, Edo State by suspected cultists.

It was learnt that the incident happened after the close of work last Thursday at Government Reservation Area, GRA, Benin City.

It was gathered that the deceased received a call while in office apparently from a friend who invited him for a hangout in a joint

A source, who spoke on the incident on condition of anonymity, alleged that the deceased, while on his way to the place, was waylaid by the assailants, who immediately opened fire on him.

He said the victim was rushed to a hospital where he was confirmed dead.

When contacted, the Public Relations Officer of the Edo State Police Command, Chidi Nwabuzor, confirmed the incident.

β€œYes, the Command confirmed it; it is an unfortunate incident. But as I speak, the matter is under investigation,” the Police spokesman said.

He assured that the perpetrators would be brought to book.

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