Friday, 8 May 2015

Benue Chieftaincy Saga: Two Killed in Attack On Government Officials

Two gunmen lost their lives yesterday during an attack on the convoy of officials of the Benue State Bureau for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs and some traditional rulers, who were on their way from Katsina-Ala town to Vandeikya LGA for the selection process of first class chiefs in the state.

It was learnt from eyewitnesses that the traditional rulers and the Bureau officials were in a convoy when the gunmen suddenly opened fire on them.

But, it was gathered that the policemen on the convoy exchanged gunfire with the gunmen, killing one of the gunmen on the spot while the another member of the gang who sustained injury later died at a hospital.

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