Mr. Atakpa was shot while in his farm in his backyard at Ukanafun on Sunday.
His wife, Imo , who disclosed this to newsmen , said they went to Ukanafun for Easter service.
She said prior to the church’s service they decided to check on some pigs in the farm.
While she and the children were in the house, she heard gunshots.
When she tried to find where the sound of the gunfire emanated, she saw four masked men walking away from the compound. And that's how he ended the journey of life,she explained.