Unknown gunmen have shot dead Okoringa Ebikimi, a Special Adviser (SA) to the Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson.

It was learnt that the assailants broke into his residence at Kaiama, the Headquarters of Kolokuma/ Opokuma Local Government Area of the state on Monday night.

The incident occurred few minutes to midnight while he was relaxing outside his residence.

According to reports, attempts by the deceased to escape were unsuccessful as the gunmen shot him severally till he died.

Police authorities in Bayelsa are yet to comment on the incident.

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