Killing of 28-yr old: Delta Govt orders investigation, calls for calm

By Atevure Princess,

Delta State Government has called for an investigation into the alleged killing of a 28-year-old Joseph Pessu in Warri on Thursday.

The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu in a statement in Asaba said the government was worried about the report of an alleged killing of a 28-year old man in Warri by security agencies on regular patrol duty.

The Commissioner said the state government has sent a delegation to the deceased family to condole with them over the loss of their son.

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He stated that the military authorities have been contracted to carry out an investigation into what led to the killing of the deceased.

He, however, called on the people to remain calm and not to take laws into their hands while the government conducts an investigation into the killing.

Mr Aniagwu thanked Deltans for their cooperation so far by remaining indoors and called for further cooperation with the State Government in the best interest of Deltans.

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