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Gunmen kill abducted traditional ruler, CDC chairman in Bayelsa



By Timipre Ndoni

Suspected gunmen have killed the paramount ruler of Kalaba community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, Francis Kolubo, who was abducted recently in the state.

Congress gathered that the chairman of the Community Development Committee (CDC), Samuel Oburo, was also killed by the same people suspected to be behind the paramount rulers death.

The abductors allegedly struck over Kalaba community refusal to allow them set up a bunkering camp in the area.


A close source said, the monarch was kidnapped from his palace on Sunday to an unknown destination where he was murdered, while the CDC chairman was dragged out of his house and brutally killed in his backyard.

However, efforts to reach the Bayelsa Police Command spokesman, SP Asinim Butswat for comment proved abortive as he was busy and could not return calls.

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