Gunmen Strike Ex-Bayelsa Governor Dickson’s residence; Kill Police Guard

Former governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson
Gunmen Strike Ex-Bayelsa Governor Dickson's residence; Kill Police Guard - Vantage News Nigeria
Former governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson

A yet to be identified gunmen have shot dead a police guard at the home of former Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, at Toru-orua community in Sagbama Local Government Area of the state.

Reports emerged that bandits invaded Dickson’s home through the Forcados River in the early hours of Thursday, November 19 but encountered resistance from guards on duty.

An officer of the Nigerian police was slain on the spot. His identity is yet to be revealed.

A statement from Dickson’s spokesperson, Fidelis Soriwei, confirmed the attack and death of the policeman during the attack.

Also, the spokesperson for the police in the state, Asinim Butswat said a statement about the incident would be put out later.

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