YENAGOA – Gunmen suspected to be sea pirates on Sunday attacked a passenger boat on the Ogbia-Nembe waterways and killed two persons.
Iyabi was a personal assistant to Chief Nathan Egba, a former Commissioner for Information.
Three persons, Mr Alfred Belemote, a politician and his police escort, and the boat driver survived the attack.
NAN learnt that the boat ran into a robbery operation and was trapped in gunshots from the gunmen.
The former commissioner for information and orientation, confirmed the incident.
“It is true that two persons died in the attack,’’ Akhigbe said. (NAN)