Gunmen attack Nasarawa Deputy Governor’s Convoy, Kill Three Policemen

 Gunmen attack Nasarawa Deputy Governor’s Convoy, Kill Three Policemen

Three Policemen and a driver in the convoy of the Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, were on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, killed as gunmen, suspected to be armed robbers, attacked his convoy.

Dr Akabe, who was on his way to Abuja on an official engagement, reportedly ran into the robbers who were operating few kilometres away from Akwanga at about 6:00p.m.

The Police Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, ASP Usman Samaila, confirmed the incident but did not give details, saying the Commissioner of Police, CP Bola Longe, had led a team of Officers to the scene to assess the situation.

However, one of those in the convoy said the armed men opened fire on the convoy before fleeing.

TINU

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