Tragedy struck in Rivers State in the early hours of Monday, as five policemen were reportedly killed by some gunmen in Rivers State.
According to reports, the police officers, including, a Deputy Supritendent of Police, Nasiru Halidu, were coming from Yobe state on a special assignment when they were ambushed.
The policemen were allegedly ambushed by their assailants in Okobe, Ahoada West LGA of Rivers State, along the East-West road at about 3am.
Confirming the incident, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Ahmad Muhammad, who was almost in tears, described the development as a sad one.
According to Muhammad, investigation were already on the way to enable the apprehension of the gunmen.
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