There has been palpable tension and anger in Warri and its environs for the past few days after a Naval personnel attached to NPDC shot and killed two community youths following argument over job slots in the company.
Palpable tension and anger has been reported in Ifiekporo community in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State, the host community of the Warri Refinery and Petrochemical Company (WRPC) and Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) where a naval personnel, last Friday, allegedly killed two youths over an argument on job slots.
The deceased youths, one of them simply identified as Agbolu was from Ifie community where the company is sited in Warri South while the other whose names could not be ascertained was from Ekpan in Uwvie Local Government Area.
The incident which happened at about 2:30 p.m. last Friday has set both communities in tension. It was reliably gathered that youths from both communities were engaged in job slot negotiations with the management of NPDC when argument arose that was amicably resolved but shockingly the navy officer was said to have moved in and shot first into the air before shooting point-blank at the two boys who died immediately.