Gunmen kill Radio Nigeria staff, one other in Benue – Police

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Gunmen displaying their guns

By Emmanuel Antswen

The Benue Police Command on Sunday confirmed the assassination of Mr Patrick Kumbul, head of ICT, Radio Nigeria Harvest FM Makurdi, and one Shongo Wuester by unknown gunmen in Makurdi.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Sewuese Anene, confirmed the incident to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi that the victims were killed on Saturday night.

Anene said the victims who were killed along Amokachi Lane, Low Level Makurdi were already deposited at the mortuary while the Police have commenced full investigation into matter.

The General Manager (GM) of the Radio station, Mr Akange Nyagba, told NAN that he was within the vicinity of the crime and took the body of his slain colleague to the mortuary.

“It is true, I was within the vicinity, five meters away where the incident took place. We were playing draft with friends very close to where he sat within his neighborhood but we didn’t know the time he…



Source: News Agency of Nigeria