Just in: Four killed as gunmen attack Jonathan’s community


Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Monday attacked a military checkpoint in the country home of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Otuoke Community in Ogbia Local Government (LGA) of Bayelsa.

Three of the gunmen were killed, while a soldier also died.

According to reports, the gunmen came through the river on five speedboats and opened fire on the soldiers.

An Ogbia youth leader, who spoke in confidence, described the attack on Jonathan’s house as disturbing.

Consequently, all roads in Otuoke/Otuaba is currently blocked by military personnel, with the movement of residents restricted.

When contacted, the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, 16 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Maj. Jonah Danjuma said he will issue a statement on the incident.

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