Monday, 29 June 2015

Gunmen Murder Ex-security Aide To Patience Jonathan

News reaching us indicates that Tamuno Jacob Igbomie, a former security aide to Patience Jonathan, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen.

In a report published on The Punch, the deputy superintendent of police corpse was found in his Honda Accord car last Friday along the Airport Road, Abuja.

It was gathered that Igbomie was shot by his assailants at point-blank range in his car who left the engine running after committing the dastardly act.

Igbomie who was principal security officer to former first lady, Patience Jonathan was married with two children.

A source who disclosed Igbomie’s death said the body of the DSP was found early in the morning with all his phones, wallet and other personal effects intact in the car.

“We believe Tamuno was killed by hired assassins because they did not take away anything in his car, his phones and wallet was still with him when his body was found in the car with the engine steaming.

“He was shot in the night and his body was found early in the morning. We don’t know if he was killed over a business transaction or disagreement with someone,” the source who served with the deceased at the villa stated.

Also confirming Igbomie’s death, the force public relations officer, Emmanuel Ojukwu, said that investigation has begun to arrest the assailants.

“Yes, a DSP attached to the villa was killed last week Friday, investigation has started to find out the people behind the murder. No arrest has been made yet,” he said.

Tamuno Jacob Igbomie who hailed from Okrika, Rivers state, was serving at the Federal Capital Territory Police Command before he was deployed to the Presidential Villa as Aide-De-Camp to Patience when her husband was the Vice President.

He was later appointed as the PSO to Patience when her husband became the President in 2011.

It was gathered that the late policemen had just been redeployed back to his former position at the FCT Police Command, where he was in charge of posting of junior officers before his demise.

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