The Akwa Ibom State Police Command have confirmed the killing of Chief Bassey Emah, a chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
“We received report that gunmen killed Emah,’’ SP Odiko Macdon, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Uyo.
Emah was shot dead penultimate Sunday.
The Police spokesman said that investigation into the killing had begun and gave the assurance that the perpetrators would be fished out to face justice.
“Investigation is ongoing; in no distant time, I believe that the perpetrators will be brought to book,’’ Macdonsaid.
Reacting, Sen. Bassey Akpan (Akwa Ibom North East), in a statement, urged the security agencies to arrest the perpetrators.