A young man was shot dead by gunmen suspected to be cultists yesterday night. According to reports, the deceased identified as Gaius Julius, a graduate of Civil engineering at Auchi Polytechnic, was allegedly killed by the gunmen who attacked him in an alleged case of mistaken identity.
His untimely death has left family, colleagues and students of the institution in lament as most have taken to social media to mourn the loss.
His close friend Prince Golden Boy, who shared the news online, wrote;
A product of AUCHI poly was shot last night… He was was mistaken for someone else. His name Gaius Julius popularly know as OLEPLFOTO, SIR. J, CREDIBALE J he was a student of civil engineering 2015/2016 academic session….. Rest in peace my beloved brother.
When I remember your name water run away my eyes SIR. J
Another close friend, Okundia Imade, wrote; Julius wasn’t just a product of auchi,but knew me to my house in benin when I lost my brother 7months ago he prayed for his soul even played a football match on the first of October, now we are praying for God to accept his soul….God please no more deaths no more funerals pls!!!