Gunmen attack deputy governor’s convoy, kill 5 policemen

Deputy Governor, Nasarawa State, Emmanuel Agbadu Akabe and his convoy we’re attacked by suspected armed robbers, killing five policemen on Tuesday.

It was reliably gathered that the robbers laid ambushed on the Deputy Governor and his when he was returning from Abuja to to the state capital, Lafia, killed the policemen and took away all their rifles.

The attack occurred around 4pm when the deputy governor was returning from Abuja to to the state capital, Lafia.

It was reliably gathered that the robbers laid ambushed on the convoy, killed the policemen and took away all their rifles.

A security source told this newspaper that the convoy was alerted that robbery operation was taking place at a place called Lilli near Nasarawa Eggon.

“After waiting for a while, one of the police vehicles volunteered to clear the road for them. Unfortunately, they fell into the robbers’ trap. They opened opened fire on them and took away all their four rifles,” said the source.

Usman Samaila, spokesman for the Nasarawa Police Command, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lafia.

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