Gunmen kill Rector in Bayelsa

The Rector of institute of entrepreneurship studies Bayelsa Hon. Ayekeme Masa,  has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Yenagoa,the  state capital.

The shooting and death of the Rector who was also a former Bayelsa State Commissioner for trade and investment  is coming few days after a reporter with African Independent Television (AIT) attached to the State Government House was shot, although  he survived the ugly attack from a suspected armed robber.

 Masa, 64 years old and father of three, was shot in the early hours of Sunday  in his residence along Plam Avenue behind the popular Bolex lounge in the state capital.

Blueprint gathered  that the killers of the deceased were already in the house when he walked in.

‎When he arrived home,”he walked into the arguement between his wife and the unknown gunmen. He tried to escape from the building before he was shot.”

One of the security men on duty in his house said he heared the shots and came out of his cubicle to meet the injured body of his boss outside the gate.

It was gathered  that Ayakeme Masa was ru‎shed to the Federal Medical Centre and he died on Monday evening from the gun shots wound.

The spokesman of the Bayelsa State‎ Police Command, Asimin Butswat, confirmed the incident

‎Said the team of policemen from the command have visited the scene and commence investigation into the incident.

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