Lockdown: Delta tasks Military over alleged killing of 28-year old

Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of Delta State (File Photo)

The Delta State Government has called for investigation to unravel what led to the alleged killing of a 28-year old man by security agents in Warri.

According to a statement issued on Thursday by the commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu, the state government said it is worried about the incident.

While the government decried the alleged killing of the victim by security operatives, Aniagwu enjoined residents to remain calm.

The Commissioner stated that a state government delegation has been instructed to visit the home of the deceased and condole with the family.

Aniagwu added that military authorities have been tasked with conducting an investigation into the matter.

On Thursday, day two of the lockdown order by the state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, news had broke out that military operatives deployed to enforce the restriction had shot down the victim in Ugbuwangue community in Warri South Local Government Area (LGA) of the State.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Onome Onovwakpoyeya confirmed the killing. She said “yes, it is true, it just happened today, as I was told”, she however noted that details of the incident were still unclear