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Tears Flow As Unknown Men Hack Popular Media Personality To Death

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A popular media personality identified as Itiat Zion has been killed by unknown assailants in Calabar, Cross River State.

According to CrossRiverWatch, the deceased until his death anchored major Efik traditional marriages among other events.

According to a report, Zion was murdered close to a popular hotel located along the Murtala Mohamed highway, while waiting by the roadside to get a bus back home on Saturday, November 6, 2021.

The assailants were said to come out of the car and butchered him to death.

“The boys just came out from a vehicle and butchered him to death” a close source told CRW.

His colleague disclosed that the murder may be a case of mistaken identity.

Late Zion, together with Koko Dear and others presented a popular Efik program, “Uwem Ye Ido” on FAD 93.1 FM Calabar.

Meanwhile, late Itiat Zion’s friends have taken to Facebook to mourn him.

Princess Mabel Efa wrote on Facebook;

“Itiat Zion, You gave me a lift on Monday to my office. On Friday, u made this comment on Effio Anwan Nyong birthday post, and just Yesterday, you are no more.

#OH_DEATH_YOU_ARE_WICKED

IT SHOULDN’T HAVE BEEN DAVID EKANEM, at least, not now.

I can’t control this pains and tears from my eyes.”

Chukwuani Victoria is an entertainment and lifestyle journalist who's passionate about storytelling. She holds a BSC in Biology and is also a certified Radio presenter with BRMC. She likes to read, research, hang out with her friends and play scrabbles.

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