Military nabs nine suspects over murder of Nasarawa APC chairman
NEWSMAN, Abuja – Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule has revealed that three suspected persons connected with the gruesome murder of the State Chairman of All Progressives Congress, (APC) Philip Shekwo, have on Friday been killed by military operatives while nine other suspects were also arrested during the operation.
Sule revealed this while hosting the national leadership of the Trade Union Congress Women Commission, who were on a courtesy call at the Government House, in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital on Saturday.
Addressing his guests, the governor said, “Three suspects, linked to the murder of the state APC chairman, were killed on Friday by military operatives in Loko, with nine other suspects also linked to the murder of the late Chief Shekwo arrested.”
He added that security operatives recovered four number of AK47 from the suspects killed in Loko, PUNCH reported.
“The military is not taking it lightly with these criminals. We are facing a few security challenges in the state but the security agencies have not rested,” he noted.
“If we have the resources, we will put all our resources to ensure that we protect the lives and property of our people,” Sule stated.
Shekwo was kidnapped last Saturday and found dead on Sunday.