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Chief John Asemota Shot Dead: Odionwere Of Ugbowo In Benin Murdered By Hired Killers

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Chief John Asemota Shot Dead: Odionwere Of Ugbowo In Benin Murdered By Hired Killers

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Dec 15, 2014 – Odionwere Of Ugbowo In Benin City Edo State Murdered By Hired Killers, Chief John Asemota Shot Dead On Saturday

A 66-year-old monarch in Ugbowo area of Benin, Edo city was murdered on Saturday night by some suspected assassins who attacked him at his home.

The deceased, Chief John Asemota was the Odionwere (Clan Head) of Ugbowo Kingdom.

According to NAN, 7 hired killers stormed his residence around 9:30pm on Saturday night and shot him in the head and back.

The son of the deceased, Osemudiamen Asemota said 3 tenants of late Chief Asemota were also injured by the assassins.

Osemu said his dad died on the spot while his tenants were rushed to Uni Ben Teaching Hospital for treatment.

“It was the police that took my father’s body to the mortuary, while they also rushed those were shot to hospital for medical attention.” – Osemudiamen told NAN

He said the killers of his fathers are hired assassins sent to take his life over community issues.

4 Comments

4 Comments

  1. Grace

    December 15, 2014 at 11:00 AM

    Sorry may his soul rest in peace. Carwards like them shame on them. they killed a 66 years old man for what? I believed is these same group of killers who also assassinate my brother by cutting his neck and shut his two legs with gun on his way to Calabar.

    These sons of beeches and prostitutes in Benin killing innocent souls must be very very careful with these their barbaric act. Sons without fathers mothers cannt train them all they do is turn into killers. Prostitutes in Benin stop having these children if you can not bring them up in a good way.

    God will punish all those who will not want to repent and punish their generation and their parents and whole family if at all they have one. They will end up not getting any money out of their victims.

  2. pa

    December 15, 2014 at 1:22 PM

    This has now become a regular occurrence. How on earth can we in diaspora return home, with this sort of thing happening all over the country. It’s not encouraging at all. Life means nothing in this country.RIP

  3. Jilo

    December 15, 2014 at 10:52 PM

    The reason why this heinous crime is happening on many occasions in Nigeria is because we don’t have tough laws. I remember during the regime of Gen. Tunde Idiagbon/ Buhari. You have to think twice before you commit atrocious crime like this. During that time there was a strict law that guided this under decree and they don’t joke about it. If you are being caught that is it you are gone for good. But now since there is law in my beloved Country, the hired assassin will continue to triumph plus they will be having field day since most of them are working for our politicians. It is high time to strengthen our laws otherwise Nigeria will remain just as Hell on Earth.

  4. Natal yerima

    December 16, 2014 at 4:05 AM

    May his soul rest in perfect peace,amen & may God unveil his killers in Jesus mighty name amen.

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