Enebraye Zuokemefa Peter: Gunmen Kill Youth Leader In Bayelsa


Unknown gunmen have killed an Ijaw youth leader identified as Enebraye Zuokemefa Peter from Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, IgbereTV reports.

Enebray, who lectures at the Bayelsa College of Education was shot dead by the assailants on Friday, December 4 in Yenagoa.

The President of the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide, Peter Timothy Igbifa, who confirmed the incident in a statement, described the killing of Enebraye as barbaric, unacceptable and irresponsible.

He said the deceased was a firm believer in Ijaw cause, an apostle of peace and a scholar, who never deserved to die in such a violent manner.

Igbifa called on security agencies and the Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, to fish out the killers.

"We are appealing to security agencies to immediately probe into the circumstances that led to this scholar, who until his painful death was an advocate of peace. We are also calling on the Bayelsa State Government to intervene and ensure that his killers are brought to justice," he stated.

"We will not accept anything other than the arrest and prosecution of these murderers. As IYC, we are ready to work with security agencies to apprehend these hoodlums as we pray God to give the deceased family the fortitude to bear this loss." he added.

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