Gunmen kill NBA chairman in Delta


Unknown gunmen on Thursday night killed Austin Icheghe the Ughelli branch Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Delta State.

His niece, Egunor Uviesa, said the NBA chairman was shot in front of his house at No 14 Ekredjebor Street, Ughelli, while alighting from his vehicle at 9 p.m.

“As soon as he came down from his vehicle, they accosted him and shot him on the head.

“He was immediately rushed to a private clinic in Ughelli where he was confirmed dead,’’ Uviesa told newsmen on Friday in Ughelli.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Icheghe’s pool of blood was still on the spot where he was killed.
NAN also reports that sympathisers were seen trooping in to console the family.

The spokesman of the Police Command in Delta, Celestina Kalu, confirmed the incident.

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