A big blow has hit the All Progressives Congress in Port Harcourt, Rivers State following the death of a lawyer and strong member.
A popular Port Harcourt-based lawyer, Mr. Ken Atsuete, was, last night at 8pm, assassinated by unknown gunmen at his residence, Punch Reports.
It was gathered that the gunmen stormed Atsuete’s residence, cornered him and shot him several times.
Atsuete was one of the counsels for the former chairman of the Asari-Toru Local Government Area, Ojukaye Flag Amachree, before he was assassinated.
He was one of the speakers at the just concluded conference of the Nigerian Bar Association, held in Port Harcourt.
A close confidant of the deceased and human rights activist, Mr. Anyakwe Nsirimovu, expressed shock over the incident, adding that “Ken Atsuete’s lifeless body is currently lying at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital mortuary.
AOB News source claims he was a strong supporter of the former Governor of Rivers State and Minister of Transport, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi.
“This will come as a huge blow to the All Progressives Congress leadership in Rivers” the source asserted.