A fast-rising dancer identified as Solo Jackson has been shot dead by suspected herdsmen.
A source disclosed that the incident happened on the evening of Wednesday, June 29 but the deceased died on Thursday, June 29 at the hospital where he was rushed to.
According to Igbo Unite TV, Solo Jackson was shot dead around Okwelle town in Imo State on his way to Aba from Abuja. Three others were also shot.
“Lost a friend and brother just now… Shot in the head on his way back to Aba from Abuja. The incident happened between Okwelle axis. Three people were shot in the vehicle. This man is one of the best entertainers in the southeast. Killers are suspected herdsmen.
RIP Solo Jackson. What a life,” Igbo Unite TV wrote on Facebook.
Friends and colleagues of the deceased also took to Facebook to mourn him.