Gunmen Assassinate Benue Monarch

A traditional ruler in Vingir, Katsina-Ala Local Government of Benue State, Chief Awuhe Alev, was yesterday killed by gunmen.

Police spokesperson, Moses Yamu, who confirmed the incident via text message, said they got the report about 8.30 pm that Chief Alev, the kindred head of Mbayongo, was shot dead at his residence.

Yamu said more officers had been deployed in the area, and investigation was on.



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