Photo: Captain Samson Amineshi Dead, Hired Killers Assassinate APC Chief In Igarra Edo
August 28, 2015 – Picture: Captain Samson Amineshi Dead, Assassins Murder APC Chairman In Igarra Akoko Edo
A gang of yet to be identified gunmen on Thursday evening shot and killed a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akoko- Edo local government of Edo state, Captain Samson Amineshi (rtd).
He was shot along the Igarra-Okpe road.
He was said to have attended a social function in Igarra and was driving back home to Okpe in his car with two other occupants when they were said to have been flagged down by the gunmen, he was said to have dogded them and sped off not knowing another lay metres away.
Other occupants were said to be hidden inside the car when suddenly the second group appeared and fired directly at the late Amineshi who was said to have died on the spot while unknown amount of money was said to have been collected from the occupants.
But another version suspected assassination as the gunmen were said to have shot directly at him and sped off in a motorbike which they had parked close by.
He was a former councilor in the council and was believed to be preparing for council election to be due soon in the state.
Family sources said the matter has been reported at the Igarra police station.
prince of ijesha
August 28, 2015 at 3:31 PM
He is too young to die.
August 29, 2015 at 9:11 AM
captain is a very nice and humble man he doesent deserve to die like that .Nigeria is turning into something else.may God punish his Killers and those who sent them….RIP captain the entire okpe kingdom will miss u and you will always be remembered
September 19, 2015 at 2:00 AM
He was a father to me and my family, he was there for us when no one was and by the special grace of God his killers will never go on punished. We will miss you daddy, may your soul rest in perfect peace…..amen