Accidental Discharge: Civil defence officer shoots and kills 20-year old undergraduate In Bayelsa State (Photo)

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A 100level student of the Department of Petrochemical in the Niger Delta University identified only as Obinna has been shot and killed by a personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp in Bayelsa State.    

The sad incident happened at the Efeke-Ama area of Amassoma community, Southern Ijaw Local Council Area, around 10:30pm on Saturday, August 10th. 

It was gathered the killer NSCDC official was part of a team of security personnel attached to a politician, Chief Abel Ebifemowei, alias OSUO1, who is also a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Bayelsa.  

Confirming the incident, Public Relations Officer of the NDU, Indoni Ingezi, said the incident was a case of accidental discharge;

“Yes, I can confirm that the incident happened but it was off the campus where a security detail missed fire during a political event.”

The suspect is said to have been arrested by men of the Amassoma Police Division even as investigation into the matter continues.

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