Chukwu Odiahu, a staff of the Nigerian Television Authority [NTA] has been killed by unknown assailants in Okene, Kogi State.
Odiahu, who was attached to the engineering department of NTA in the state, was stoned to death on Tuesday, September 7.
Whilst the cause of the attack on the deceased remained unknown as at the time of filing this report, it was gathered that members of staff of the broadcast station had been arrested and subjected to interrogation.
A staff of NTA who commented on the matter on the strict condition of anonymity confirmed the story.
“On Tuesday, we closed day’s work at about 10:00 PM in the night. He left the premises of the office but this morning we were surprised about his death. He was murdered by unknown assailants.
“All NTA staff who were on duty have been arrested. The police said they’re prime suspect. Odiahu is a gentleman, very well committed to his work. He died horribly,” the source disclosed.
DSP William Ovye Aya, Police Public Relations Officer in Kogi State, is yet to confirm the incident as he failed to respond to messages and calls.