Returning Officer in the March 28, House of Representatives election for Obio Akpor federal constituency in Rivers State, Dr Ebirien Fubara has been killed alongside his son at their residence in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Vanguard reports.
Vanguard gathered that the sad incident occurred weekend. Meanwhile, when contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Ahmad Muhammad said, the police was not aware of the ugly development.
The late Fubara was appointed a Commissioner in the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission, RSIEC, by Governor Nyesom Wike.
It was gathered that the assassins, who stormed his Odili Road residence in Port Harcourt, first killed his son with a rod and then went for the father, clubbing him till he fell unconscious.
Thinking that he had passed on, the assassins fled. Dr Fubara according to reports gave up the ghost on Sunday at a hospital in Port Harcourt and his remains deposited in a morgue.
He was a senior lecturer at the Ignatius Ajuru University, Rivers State.