Musician killed as security operatives and gunmen clash in Imo

A 38-year-old musician identified as Roco Nnadiekwe was shot dead when gunmen and security operatives clashed in Orlu in Imo state.

 

According to reports, Nnadieke, with the stage name ‘Ja Rule’ was killed in front of his house in Amaifeke area of Orlu on Sunday, April 17.

 

The 2007 graduate of Political Science from Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, was said to have returned to his hometown, Orlu from Port Harcourt, last week to shoot a video of his first single in Owerri, on Monday, before his death.

 

Musician killed as security operatives and gunmen clash in Imo

 

One De Jewel, who is a friend of the victim confirmed the incident on Facebook yesterday, claiming that Roco was shot seven times on the head.

 

“Roco {Ja rule} is my brother and friend since our university days. His dreams was to be successful in life through his music. After our graduation, Roco went to Portharcourt in search of his family’s betterment,” he wrote.

 

“Roco {Ja rule} my brother and friend since our university days his dreams was to be successful in life through his music. After our graduation Roco went to Portharcourt in search of his family’s good. He returned to music three years ago and later we recorded a song which he featured me in his 1st single called “ONYE NA WAY YA”.

 

“Last week Roco returned home from PH, and said he was going to shoot the video of that our song by tomorrow being Monday.

 

“This afternoon the Nigerian army killed my homie Roco in his home town Orlu. Roco believes in Nigeria such much today Nigeria has failed my friend. It’s hard to believe this.”

 

Musician killed as security operatives and gunmen clash in Imo

Musician killed as security operatives and gunmen clash in Imo Musician killed as security operatives and gunmen clash in Imo

Musician killed as security operatives and gunmen clash in Imo

Musician killed as security operatives and gunmen clash in Imo Musician killed as security operatives and gunmen clash in Imo Musician killed as security operatives and gunmen clash in Imo

Musician killed as security operatives and gunmen clash in Imo

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