Benue state All Progressive Congress Chairman in Gboko South ward, Tersooo Ahu, has been murdered.
The All Progressive Congress Chieftain was killed by the assailants who stormed the venue of the ongoing APC registration and revalidation exercise across the states.
According to reports, Ahu and some other ward officials were training some of the party members when the gang of armed men with cutlass clubs attacked him.
Confirming the incident, the All Progressive publicity secretary in the state, James Orgunga, disclosed that the ward chairman sustained severe injuries and died at a public hospital in Gboko.
Meanwhile, through its Public Relations Officer, the Benue State Police command, Kate Anene, has said a probe has commenced on the incident.
Kate Anene quoted as saying, “I can confirm the attack and killing of the APC ward chairman in Gboko, our men rushed to the scene, but the suspects fled.
“However, we have identified them, and very soon, we shall pick them up.”