11 June 2011
Armed assailants trailed and killed a former Niger Delta rebel Ebi Albert in Bayelsa state, Nigeria.
Four heavily armed gunmen numbering four , travelling in a dark-coloured Prado jeep, struck near the premise of the trendy Barracks Hotels located in the Biogbolo neighbourhood in the Yenagoa metropolis, capital of Bayelsa State, and pumped several bullets from AK47 assault rifles killing repentant Niger Delta militant, Eb, popularly called "Commander Eze" and his driver.
The gunmen, who had trailed him, shot him and his driver at closed range. Both died instantly. Their blood-soaked corpses were recovered by police officers from the Bayelsa Police command. A police officer who was part of the operation to retrieve Ebi’s remains said the bodies were recovered and properly identified by relatives of the deceased. “ That is the remains of Commander Eze and his driver, we called in their relatives and they identified them, before we took them to the morgue of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Yenagoa “, the officer said.