NEWSCASTARS.COM have learnt that Reginald Dei, a photographer attached to Bayelsa Government House, who was shot during the Feb. 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections is dead.
He was shot along with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader in Oweikorogha, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, Mr Seidougha Taribi, while in the later’s residence waiting for the outcome of the elections in the ward.
Taribi died on the spot, but Dei, survived and was rushed to the hospital, where he died on Sunday night.
The Director, Corporate Communications, Governor’s Office, Chief Nathan Egba-Ologo, who confirmed the development on Monday in Yenagoa, said the photographer died after battling to survive the lethal wounds from the gunshots in a Yenagoa hospital.
Meanwhile friends of the late Dei have taken to Facebook to mourn his death.
See their posts below: