By Tony Nyong
A royal father and the Paramount ruler of NSIT Ubium local Government area of Akwa Ibom state His Majesty Edidem Robert Obot has been assassinated in his palace at Ikot Ekpene-Udo.
The late first class Monarch and former Accountant was killed at about 3.00pm on Sunday by some unknown gunmen who stormed his palace.
According to reports late Edidem Robert Obot was said to have received a call from one of his interns in the palace that some visitors were waiting for him and that he should come back home.
A Palace staff who did not want to be named said it was the call that made him to rush back to his palace and as he entered the palace he was faced with his killers who pumped hot bullets into his body.