05-05-2018, 03:45 PM
There’s palpable tension in Delta State as
gunmen allegedly shot dead Efe, a step son of
former Unuevworo of Ekpan community, Chief
Newton Agbofodo, Wapforum Daily News reports.
This is coming two months after a Delta State
High Court sentenced Chief Newton Agbofodo to
death by hanging over alleged murder and other
Wapforum pressman learnt that in the heat of the
ongoing Ekpan community crisis, gunmen alleged
to be loyal to two different factions (names
withheld) allegedly shot him dead near the
residence of Chief Agbofodo.
With the ugly incident, the crisis in Ekpan
community has been aggravated as gunmen
have continued to shoot sporadically in the town.
At the the time of filing this report, residents are
scampering for safety for fear of not being hit by
A community leader who craved anonymity
confirmed the report in a chat with Our
The community leader noted that the matter
has.been reported at the Ekpan Police Station
just as he condemned the act.
The community leader also called on relevant
security agents to fish out the perpetrators of the
dastard act and bring them to justice.
Contacted, the Delta State Acting Police Public
Relations Officer,DSP Andrew Aniamaka did not
respond to calls put across to his mobile phone