Tension in Bayelsa as Gunmen Kill Traditional Ruler, CDC Chairman.
There is palpable tension at Kalaba community in Yenagoa local government area of Bayelsa state, over the killing of the paramount ruler Chief Francis Kolubo and the Community Development Committee Chairman Samuel Oburo by unknown gunmen.
The reasons behind the killing have not been made known, but was allegedly attributed to the lingering chieftaincy dispute and their stand against oil thieves in the community.
When contacted, the Bayelsa police spokesperson Asinim Butswat who confirmed the story said the police have stepped up investigation leading to the killings, while also confirming that the traditional ruler was abducted on Sunday by unknown gunmen before discovery of his dead body and that of the CDC Chairman.
Efforts according to him are on to arrest the perpetrators of the dastard act