September 9, 2021
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The Kogi State Police Command says it has begun an investigation to unravel circumstances leading to the death of a staff of the Nigeria Television Authority, (NTA).

The Staff identified as Chukwu Odiahu was killed in Okene, Kogi State by unknown individuals.

It was gathered that late Odiahu who is under the engineering department of the NTA boaster station in Okene according to the Police Public Relationship Officer was found dead along Okene Ogori Magong road, on Wednesday.

Although the cause of the death of late Odiahu is yet to be known according to the PPRO, as at the time of filing this report, it was, however, gathered that all the staff on duty have been arrested and are currently under interrogation at the Divisional Office of the Nigeria Police Force in Okene.

A staff of NTA in Okene who do not want his name mentioned confirmed the incident and said, “It is very unfortunate we all woke up this morning to see the death of one of our colleague working in the engineering department allegedly stoned to death.

“When we closed transmission around 10 PM, on Tuesday, he left the office premises. Unfortunately this morning, (Wednesday), we discovered his corpse that he was killed with stones by some persons who we do not know.

“All the staff on duty have been arrested because they are prime suspects. The incident has been reported to the Police for investigation. Odiahu is a gentleman who is committed to his duty. He died a horrible death.”

The Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO) DSP William Ovye Aya, who confirmed the incident said the police has commenced investigation with the view to determine the cause of his death, arrest and bring the perpetrators to book.

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