The much talked about peace and security agenda of Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of oil rich Delta state, has again suffered a major setback on Friday when a gang of armed robbers killed the daughter of one-time president of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Brig. Gen. Dominic Oneya (Rtd) in cold blood.
SaharaReporters learned that the mother of four whose name was given as Franca had on Friday gone to the bank to cash a cheque of N250, 000 given her by father but on her way home she was attacked and killed by yet to be identified armed hoodlums after dispossessing her of the money.
The daughter of the former Kano and Plateau states military administrator, it was reliably learnt to have been trailed from the banking hall after she cashed the money.
Eyewitness accounts stated that the incident that took place about 10:30am saw people scampering for safety.
The father of the deceased, a retired army general was away at Adagbrasa, Okpe council area of the state attending the funeral of the late President General of the Urhobo Progress Union, (UPU), Gen. Patrick Aziza (Rtd).
Police spokesperson in Delta, DSP Celestina Kalu confirmed the killing, saying that the police has already spread its dragnet to fish out those behind that dastardly act.
A visit to the family compound of Brig. Gen. Dominic Oneya, Saturday evening, friends, sympathizers, family and political associates were seen in pensive mood and consoling the general.