Unknown gunmen on Thursday evening killed the chairman of the Udu Central Vigilante, Prosper Erhinyojare, while sitting with friends along the DSC Expressway, Udu council area.
The Nation gathered that Erhinyojare was at a drinking joint, discussing with a friend at about 9pm, when the assailants arrived, shot him in the head and left him dying.
When reached for comments on the development, the Transition Committee Chairman of Udu council area, Hon. Raymond Edijala, regretted the death of Erhinyojare, describing him as a pillar of security in the area.
While sympathizing with the family of the deceased, the council boss called on youths in the society to desist from stealing and killing of innocent souls, saying that it does not pay to kill.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Delta state, Celestina Kalu (DSP), confirmed the incidence, saying that Erhinyojare was killed at a beer parlour close to Ufuoma Street Junction at Ekete-Inland community in Udu Local Government Area of the state by suspected assassins.