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Stadium manager, Sheldat shot dead in Jos



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It was horror on Tuesday in Jos as an assistant Manager of Rwang Pam Township stadium Jos, Isa Sheldat was shot dead in broad day light by a yet to be identified gunmen.

An eye witness, Mr. Kabiru Musa narrated that the deceased came to work on Tuesday and was relaxing in front of the stadium with some of his friends when the incident happened.

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He said the gunmen came on motorbikes and shot him four times on the head and he died instantly.

Musa said: “As they were discussing, some gunmen suddenly alighted from motorbikes and headed towards his direction.

“Immediately he saw them, he made to escape but it was too late for him as the gunmen attacked him and shot him four times in the head. He died instantly.”

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It was learnt that following the sad incident, the women football scouting competition holding at the stadium came to an abrupt end.

When our correspondent visited the stadium around 4. 30 pm on Tuesday, the remains of the Assistant Manager was said to have been evacuated to the mortuary by the police while a crowd was seen at the spot of the incident.

Spokesman for the State Police Command, Ubah Ogaba, when contacted, said, “When we heard that there was an incident at the stadium, we quickly deployed our men in the scene.

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“For now, I cannot tell you anything because we are still investigating the incident.”

Meanwhile, CAPITAL POST reported on Monday that suspected Fulani herdsmen invaded Kushe village in Jos South Senatorial district at about 9.30pm on Sunday and killed scores while many were wounded.


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