LOKOJA – A Nigerian Television Authority, (NTA) Staff identified as Chukwu Odiahu has been killed in Okene, Kogi State by unknown individuals.
It was gathered that late Odiahu who works at the engineering department of the NTA boaster station in Okene was stoned to death on Tuesday evening after he closed from work.
Although the cause of the attack on late Odiahu is yet to be known as at the time of filing this report, DAILY POST said 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 spoke under anonymity confirmed the incident.
The staff said” It is very unfortunate we all woke up this morning to see the death of one of our colleagues under the engineering department.
”When we closed transmission around 10pm 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”.
PSpokesman of the command, DSP William Ayah confirmed the death on Wednesday evening.
According to him, information got to the command that an unidentified corpse was discovered along Okene-Magogo road at about 6.30am.
Ayah stated that when the Okene division visited the scene, it was discovered that the dead man was a staff of Nigeria Television Authority, Okene.
He added that when the body was examined, it was discovered to have been bruised and had blood stains all over.