A source, who claimed to have witnessed the latest killing, said the assassins shot sporadically to scare away onlookers before killing Suku. The source, who pleaded, anonymity said that the killers did not collect anything from the victim after the killing.
On Dec. 14, the commissioner of police in Bayelsa announced that the command had taken steps to ensure the safety of citizens, following the frequent killing of residents of the state.
No fewer than five people have been shot dead in Bayelsa in recent weeks, according to records.
A female journalist survived an armed robbery attack in Yenagoa a few days ago. Bayelsa, which is rich in oil and gas, has been a hotbed of militancy and abductions of mainly oil workers for decades.