The Registrar of the National Examination Council (NECO), Professor Godswill Obioma has been killed by unknown gunmen.
mNaija gathered that the gunmen stormed his residence in Minna, Niger State on Monday night, terminate the life of the NECO boss, and left without taking any item.
“The assassins came in and killed him and left without taking anything,” Elizabeth Obioma, wife of the victim told Peoples Gazette by telephone on Tuesday morning.
She said that her husband had just returned to Minna from a trip to Abuja when the armed men, lurking in his compound, descended on him and strangled him.
The 67-year-old Obioma was appointed as NECO Registrar about a year ago on May 14, 2020 by President Muhammadu Buhari.
He is from the Southeastern state of Abia.
This incident comes just few daysafter Ahmed Gulak, a top politician was murdered in cold blood by gunmen in Owerri, Imo State.