The bandits were said to have invaded Dickson’s compound through the Forcados River on Wednesday night
Some gunmen have caused serious commotion in Bayelsa state after attacking a former governor’s house.
The gunmen shot dead a police officer in a midnight attack at the Toru-Orua residence of former Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, in Sagbama Local Government Area of the state, a report by Vanguard has confirmed.
The bandits were said to have invaded Dickson’s compound through the Forcados River on Wednesday night.
The slain officer was among a team of police personnel guarding the former governor’s home. He was said to have died on the spot.
When contacted, the state Police Command said it would come up with a detailed statement on the incident later
Chief Dickson who said that this period was indeed a trying one to the country, the police and the security agencies called on the society to give them the requisite support to effectively carry out the sensitive duty of securing the society.
The former Governor said that the Commissioner of Police and heads of other security agencies have commenced immediate investigation to unravel those who perpetrated the heinous acts.
He assured that no stone would be left unturned in the bid to fish out those behind the cruel act.
He called on his supporters across the Ijaw nation give relevant information to the police to aid their investigation into the crime.
He urged everybody to remain calm to await the outcome of police investigation
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