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Skit maker shot dead while on set in Abuja

A tragic incident has shaken the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as skit maker Chidike Emmanuel was fatally shot while on set in the Mpape area of Abuja.

The deceased Known by the username @Kryptoknighht, Emmanuel was an active presence on X, according to Daily Trust.

Loveline Imaobong, a user on a microblogging platform, shared the heartbreaking news of Emmanuel’s passing, urging anyone with information about his family to come forward. Despite efforts to obtain comments from the FCT Police spokesperson, Josephine Adeh, there has been no official statement on the matter.

In the midst of this tragedy, Emmanuel’s close relatives have initiated the #Justiceforchidi campaign, honoring his memory with heartfelt tributes. The community’s outpouring of support serves as a reminder of the impact Emmanuel had on those around him.

@Adaherselff wrote: “I’m sorry Nigeria happened to you πŸ’”πŸ’” I’m sorry Abuja happened to you Chidi.You only left Lagos to Abuja for solace, quite unfortunate it was truncated. Had it been you knew, you’ would have just remained in Lagos

Damn!! This one hurts. #Justiceforchidi #Justiceforchidi

“…now who’s gonna yab me for pronouncing “Agba John Doe” in my phonetic accent πŸ₯ΊπŸ₯Ί. Who’s gonna call me “Isi Aki” in a soft calm voice. You couldn’t even hurt a fly Chidi, you detested late night movement, you such a loner always keeping to yourself 😞😞😞😞 I’m soo sorry Chidi”

9ja_hoodlum: “We used to be acquainted at some point on here, and in that likkle time frame, I could tell u was a real one. Never thought a time would come when I would be typing “RIP” over ur picture. Rest peacefully, my friend. Till we meet again. #Justiceforchidi πŸ•Š️πŸ’””

@queenethhelen: “Chidike Emmanuel Obinna

I have known you since 2018

You are such a calm and kind soul

You couldn’t attend my wedding because you were far away but you sent me your gift πŸ’” #Justiceforchidi”

@Nachi_sam: “I can’t believe what you will be trending for is your death , kai our friendship was always cat and rat friendship but you had a heart of gold my gee so much potential shouldn’t go like that #Justiceforchidi”

@uyioghosaSamuel: “You’ll be missed my brother 😭🀲… I miss our random convos sha πŸ•Š️🫢🏽”

@AbdullahiNugwa: “Though we haven’t met physically before but you’ve really helped me numerous times without me even asking and telling me not to mention it. You’re one of selfless person I have met here. God bless your precious soul and ease your journey to the other Syd. Dear God πŸ’”πŸ’”�.”

Emmanuel’s death happened days after that of Khalid Bichi, an employee of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).

Just like Emmanuel, Bichi was shot dead on the streets of Abuja, on Friday.

The deceased who was transferred to Abuja from Lagos two weeks ago, was planning to get married in December this year.

Two weeks before the deaths of Emmanuel and Bichi, the corpse of Kandoon Louisa Lornumbe, a native of Benue was found by the roadside in the capital city.

The young woman ‘s body was found dumped after Mpape Junction.

She was suspected to be a victim of one-chance criminals terrorizing the nation’s capital.

The security situation in Abuja has been of concern despite repeated assurances from security operatives and the government.


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