Unknown gunmen have killed the Returning Officer in the March 28 House of Representatives election for Obio Akpor federal constituency in Rivers State, Dr Ebirien Fubara.
According to report, Fabura was killed alongside his son at their residence in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
It was gathered that the sad incident occurred weekend
The assassins, who stormed his Odili Road residence in Port Harcourt, first killed his son with a rod and then went for the father, clubbing him till he fell unconscious.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Ahmad Muhammad when contacted, said, the police was not aware of the ugly development.
Until his demise, the late Fubara was appointed a Commissioner in the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission, RSIEC, by Governor Nyesom Wike.
Dr Fubara according to reports gave up the ghost on Sunday at a hospital in Port Harcourt and his remains deposited in a morgue.
He was a senior lecturer at the Ignatius Ajuru University, Rivers State.