11 August 2016
The police in Benue have confirmed that a lecturer at Mkar University, Gboko, was killed by unidentified gunmen at his residence in Gboko.
ASP Moses Yanmu, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) said on Thursday in Makurdi that the lecturer was shot on the chest by gunmen on Tuesday.
He said that the deceased don died at Benue State Teaching Hospital, Makurdi, where he was rushed to, adding that the police had started investigations to arrest the gunmen.
Yanmu appealed to people with useful information that would lead to the arrest of the culprits to volunteer it to security agencies.
The deceased lecturer was a local government chairmanship aspirant in the state.