Mr Mamud Abubakar, the divisional police officer (DPO) in Gwer West Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State, has been killed by unknown gunmen.
Mr Abubakar, a superintendent of police, was killed yesterday while he was travelling along the Naka – Makurdi road, our correspodent gathered.
The chairman of Gwer West LGA, Hon Andrew Ayande, confirmed the killing of the DPO.
According to him, the deceased was in charge of Naka Divisional Police Station. He said he met his death while driving to carry his men posted along the road on routine duties.
The state police public relations officer (PPRO), SP Catherine Anene, confirmed Mr Abubakar’s assassination.