Police Question Cross River Youth And Sports Commissioner, Asu Okang Over Shooting Of GEJ In-Law

In Breaking News, National News, Politics, Reports

By Jonathan Ugbal

Asu Okang, the Commissioner for Youths and Sports Development in Cross River State on Monday was questioned by the Criminal Investigation Department of the Nigeria Police Force in Calabar, the state’s capital over the shooting of former Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan son in-law, Godswill Edward.

The invitation for questioning followed a petition by Mr. Edward who told CrossRiverWatch on phone that he had submitted names to the Police to aid their investigations into his shooting.

He said that he is suspecting Mr. Asu because of the disagreements and differences they have due to their official responsibilities.

Mr. Asu and Mr. Edward are appointees in the administration of Cross River Governor, Senator Ben Ayade with Mr. Edward serving as the Special Adviser on Youth Affairs.

Mr. Asu was grilled by the Police and wrote a statement on the issue.

He confirmed his questioning by the Police over the shooting of Mr. Edward to CrossRiverWatch in a telephone call on Tuesday morning.

He vehemently denied having anything to do with the shooting of Edward saying, “I want to ask what exactly is the reason I will want Prince Edward out of my way? He is from Abi and I am from Etung. He is aspiring for House of Reps. and we are not in the same constituency. I am Commissioner, he is SA. Will I kill him to take his position as Adviser or what exactly will be the reason I will wish Prince Edward dead. No one has told me.

Prince Edward was shot on July 5, 2017 at his State Housing Estate residence in Calabar by unknown gunmen.

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism

CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.


New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here

Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

Founder, ‘No Sidon Look’ campaign, Portrait Osame Peterson.

No Sidon Look: Campaign To Embark On Assessment Tour Of LG’s Next Week

By Maxwell Effiong No Sidon Look, a non governmental organization with the focus of getting citizen’s involved in governance


Bare Knuckles: Rules Are Rules – Lessons From The Funeral Of The Duke Of Edinburgh BY ISO BASSEY

Recently, on April 17th, the British royal family laid to rest the remains of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Minister for State Power, Goddy Jedy Agba at the commissioning of the 60kWP Solar Hybrid Mini Grid at Okangha Mkpansi, Ikom LGA of Cross River State on Friday, May 6, 2021

FG Commissions 60kWP Solar Hybrid Mini-Grid In Ikom

By Ushang Ewa The Federal Government on Friday commissioned the second 60kWP solar hybrid mini-grid in Cross River State


One commentOn Police Question Cross River Youth And Sports Commissioner, Asu Okang Over Shooting Of GEJ In-Law

Leave a Reply to Egbe Egbe Chukwu Cancel Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now