Monday, 6 June 2016

Special Adviser, 7 Others Arrested in Connection with Alleged Murder of Benue Governor's Aide

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has confirmed the arrest of 8 persons, including his Special Adviser on Special Duties, Joe Ikyagba, in connection with the alleged murder of the governor’s Senior Special Assistant on Security, Denen Igbana.

According to PUNCH, the governor disclosed this at the burial rites of the deceased at Tse-Agbeer, saying security agencies would publish the full names of those arrested after investigation.

“I am aware that some suspects in the murder case have been arrested by the police and are being interrogate. I urge the people of the state to go about their normal activities and (I) reassure them that government will continue to guarantee the security of lives and property in the state,” he said.

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