Edo State, a stronghold of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is in an unpredictable calm, following the murder on Wednesday of the APC leader in the state.
The Eagle gathered that Samson Sedi, an APC leader in Etsako West local government area of the state was shot dead by unknown gunmen.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Johnson Kokumo, confirmed the incident to Punch yesterday.
He revealed that it was being investigated as a murder case as none of his belongings were taken from him.
He said; “We are investigating a murder case. We are not investigating an armed robbery. Nobody was dispossessed in this particular case.
So, what we are investigating is murder and not armed robbery. We have set things in motion. Our men are out there and I assure you that, with intelligence-led policing, we will soon bring the culprits to book.”
Governor of the state, Godwin Obaseki has described the murder as ‘Shocking’.