Multiple news reports state that sporadic gun fire along BIU road in Ugbor, Benin city claimed the life of an undergraduate, Tobi Igioh.
The deceased, the only child of the former General Manager of Edo Broadcasting Service, Pastor Mrs Sidi Lawal -Igioh, was hit by a stray bullet when the hoodlums were trying to escape after they had successfully robbed some shops in the area around 6.30 pm.
Other persons injured in the attack are now receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital, with the police on the trail of the hoodlums.
As shared by Becky ….
I just heard this very sad news;
Pastor Sidi Lawal-Igioh’s only child, Tobi has passed on…
They say he got hit by stray bullet.
Oh! This pain….
The devil is a liar forever!
Dear God, console your daughter and her husband.
Holy ghost, comfort this family.
Give them the strength to march through and march on.
Listen, Tobi is in a better place and as we cry, let’s remind ourselves of this all important fact.
All will be well. Surely!