Renowned Port Harcourt-based lawyer, Mr. Ken Atsuete, has been assassinated by unknown gunmen. Reports said Atsuete was shot several times at his residence last night.
Atsuete was one of the counsels for the former chairman of the Asari-Toru Local Government Area, Ojukaye Flag Amachree, before he was assassinated.
He was a strong supporter of the former Governor of Rivers State and Minister of Transport, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi.
He was one of the speakers at the just concluded conference of the Nigerian Bar Association, held in Port Harcourt.
His corpse was been taken to the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital mortuary.