Wednesday , May 22 2019
Home / news / entertainment / Osaze Odewingie’s hotel manager killed in shootout in Benin

Osaze Odewingie’s hotel manager killed in shootout in Benin

It has been reported that Gunmen killed the manager of a hotel belonging to ex-Nigerian international footballer, Osaze Odewingie, in Benin, Edo State.

The deceased identified as Osato Okunkpolo, was reportedly shot dead by members of Eiye and Aye who were engaged in a shootout in the area on Sunday night, February 17, at the hotel located at Erediauwa Street, off Upper Sokponba Road, Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area, Edo.

The corpse has been deposited at the Bénin Central Hospital, Mortuary. He was married to a journalist, Anita Okunkpolo who works at a a local tabloid company in Benin City.

Mourning the deceased, MC Osato, believed to be his brother, wrote on Facebook:

“My big brother my Epa all the time your departure is still a choke to me which kept me indoor since the sad news of your death came. RIP my Epa all the time.”

Osaze Odewingie's hotel manager

About Motunrola Olugesinde

Check Also

List of winners at VGMA 2019 as Burna Boy wins African artiste of the year

Burna Boy took away the biggest award for the night, the African Artiste of the Year …