NTA staff stoned to death in Kogi

NTA staff stoned to death in Kogi

A staff of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) has been reportedly stoned to death by some yet-to-be identified persons.


The deceased NTA staff was identified as Chukwu Odiahu.


The incident occurred in Okene, Kogi State. Odiahu is said to be a staff of the medium’s engineering department in Okene.


He was stoned dead after he closed from work on Tuesday evening. Also, all NTA staff on duty when the incident occurred had been arrested by the police, Daily Trust reports; with the arrested staff said to be assisting the police in their investigation at the Divisional Office of the Nigeria Police Force, Okene.


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However, the motive for the shocking incident is yet to be ascertained; even as police investigations into the dastardly act continues.


Meanwhile, the Zamfara State Government has stated that it has incepted vehicles conveying food, drinks, and fuel to various bandit camps in the state.


Specifically, the government said it had also arrested no fewer than 100 violators of Gov. Bello Matawalle’s Executive Order to restore law and order in the state. Secretary of the Zamfara state Special Taskforce on Security, Abdulrasheed Haruna, made the disclosure in Gusau on Wednesday, September 8.


Equally important, Matawalle had established the Special Taskforce to enforce measures to address the lingering security challenges of mass kidnapping for ransom and cattle rustling by gunmen facing the state.


Significantly, the Zamfara Governor had on August 26, signed the executive orders; in line with the relevant sections of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended.

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