Armed Robbers Murder APC Youth Leader Samson Sedi While Trying To Protect A Young Lady

 The youth leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Etsako West local government of Edo State, Samson Sedi, has been shot dead by suspected armed robbers. Samson was killed on March 28. According to reports, Samson, who was popularly known as Power Remain, was allegedly shot while trying to rescue a female petrol station attendant at  NNPC mega in Jattu, Etsako West Local Government Area. The young lady was being robbed on Wednesday in Jattu. Godwin Obaseki, the Edo state governor reacting to the news said; “I was shocked on receiving the news of Mr. Samson Sedi’s death. My heart goes out to his family. I have ordered the relevant security agencies to arrest the killers and prosecute them without delay.” Obaseki continued;  “I learnt he was driving into a road around a petrol station in Jattu and heard a female petrol station attendant shouting for help. The late Sedi, drove into the petrol station to ascertain what was happening, only to be shot by the armed robbers who were operating at the petrol station. Sedi has been with us in our party for a long time and I sympathise with his family.”
 Comrade Julius Abuda, A chieftain of the APC from Etsako Central and an House of Representatives hopeful, also reacted to the killing of Samson. In his words; “I was so shocked to hear of the unexpected and painful loss of a brother, true friend and a very loyal and committed member of our great party, APC. I am still trying to accept it. He will be missed greatly by all of us who knew  him as a truthful person, bold, dependable, fearless politician, brutally frank, a youth advocate and community leader” he said.

“He was such a lovely, jovial and easy-going person and so active and vibrant, which makes it even harder to believe his death. Power Remain was a man who fearlessly stood out for any cause he believes in anywhere, anytime and will be missed especially  by Etsako youths. He was loved, admired and respected by both old and young.”  Photo Credit: Getty


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