Famous Giobaro, a journalist with Bayelsa Radio Corporation, Glory FM 97.1 Yenagoa, popularly known as the ' Famous Man on Radio' has been shot dead by men of the unknown gunmen who stormed his apartment on INEC Road, Kpasia in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital.
An eyewitness told our correspondent that the suspected armed robbers stormed his apartment at about 5 a.m on Sunday, where they had stiff resistance from the late journalist who barricaded the door as they tried to forcefully gain entrance into his house. The gunmen later shot through the door which hit him in the stomach .
The gunmen still went ahead with their operation after busting open his house and shot him several times before they left the area.
The Bayelsa state Police Public Relations Officer DSP Asinim Butswat who confirmed the incident however said he was yet to get full details of the incident.
The Nigeria Union of Jurnalists, Bayelsa State Council have received the new of Famous Giobaru with rude shock while calling on the Police to investigate the incident and bring the perpetrators of this dastardly act to book.