Police hunt for killers of officer attached to Edo LG chairman

Nigerian police

The police in Edo State has said that a police orderly attached to the Chairman of Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of the state, Eric Osayande, has been killed by unknown gunmen.

The State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosun, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) 0n Sunday.

Mr Odumosun said he had visited family of the slain policeman, adding that efforts were on to arrest the killers.

NAN reports that the slain policeman identified as Oisa Ehigie, was allegedly shot dead on Saturday night at Nomayo Junction, along Upper Sokponba road in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area.