Gunmen kill traditional ruler in Benue


Suspected gunmen early hours of Tuesday killed a district ruler of Kundav in Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State, Chief Awua Alabar.

According to local, the incident occurred Tuesday morning when the suspected gunmen invaded the monarch’s residence and shot him.

The local who did not want to be mentioned said that the gunmen were not in a hurry as they ensured that the monarch died before they left the scene.

Though, efforts to get the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Catherine Anene to confirm the report were not successful as she did not pick call to her mobile phone.

However, the State Governor, Samuel Ortom in a statement issued Tuesday night confirmed the killing of the…

Source: Nigerian Tribune