Narrating the horrible incident is the elder brother of the late Ukpovio Edebiri Cheif Osaretin Ute, trace the incident to his brother refusal to let go of his personal piece of land to the Community Development and Association (CDA), which he said still operates in the village in spite of its proscription.
The daughter of the deceased, Miss Sandra Ukpovio Edebiri said that her father had earlier notified them of threats to his life which they never took seriously until the unknown gunmen struck.
Another daughter of the late Ukpovio Edebiri who survived the incident, Miss Princess Ukpovio revealed that the gunmen also took away a huge sum of money from them.
The younger sister to late Ukpovio’s wife, Miss Endurance says the news of the killing of her sister, her husband, and the two children shattered her and call relevant authorities to help bring the culprits to justice.
The bodies of the victims have since been deposited in the mortuary
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