Gunmen Kill Lecturer in Benue

Suspected gunmen have killed Aondosoo Winifred Tondu, a lecturer with the University of Mkar, Benue State, in the early hours of Thursday.
They were believed to be four in number, who carried out the killing.
University of Mkar, is a Christian institute located in Mkar, Gboko town in Benue state and it is owned by the NKST Church Worldwide.
The Information and Communication Officer of the University, Suemo Shagba, who spoke on the killing, said the gunmen stormed the house of the late lecturer, located within University staff quarters about 4 am., Thursday.
Suemo said the bandits shot him in the presence of his wife and escaped just as he said they did not take anything from the house, fueling the speculations that it was a politically motivated killing.
He was rushed to Myom Hospital but later transferred to Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Makurdi (BSUTH) before he died .
He stated further that the lecturer had an ambition to run for the chairmanship position of Buruku Local Government Area of the state.

Author: News Editor

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