NECO registrar, Godswill Obioma strangled to death in Minna

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Prof Godswill Obioma

on night stormed the residence of Godswill Obioma, strangling him in what his wife suspected to be an , Peoples Gazette reports.

“The assassins came in and killed him and left without taking anything,” Elizabeth Obioma told Peoples Gazette by telephone on Tuesday morning.

Weeping profusely, Mrs Obioma said her husband had just returned to Minna from a trip to when the , lurking in his compound, descended on him and strangled him.

A police spokesman did not immediately return a request seeking comments about the development.

Mr Obioma has been facing attempts to remove him from office as the head of , a prominent body run by the Nigerian .

Mr Obioma, 67, was appointed head of barely a year ago on May 14, 2020. He hailed from Abia in Nigeria’s Igbo-dominated -East region.

The incident came barely a day after Ahmed Gulak, a top politician of the ruling APC, was gunned down in Owerri, raising widespread fears of insecurity.

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