Blow-by-blow account, according to Nigerian Police, of how Kastina-born AIG Christopher Dega (Rtd) was trailed from Makurdi, shot several times, killed in Jos, Plateau State Capital
Gunmen have killed Senior Special Assistant to Benue Governor Samuel Ortom on Security, AIG Christopher Dega (Rtd) in Jos, Plateau State Capital.
Dega, Platforms Africa learnt, was shot in the chest several times by gunmen on Monday night.
Plateau Police Command confirmed the incident noting that the assassination occured on Monday night a few minutes after the victim arrived in Jos.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Edward Egbuka told Channels Television that preliminary investigation revealed that the Retired Assistant Commissioner who left Makurdi was trailed to Jos where he was shot.
He said the incident occurred at Anguldi area of Bukuru in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State at about 8:30 pm on Monday.
According to him, some suspects connected to the murder have been arrested and are in police custody while investigations are ongoing to fish out perpetrators.
AIG Dega had a brilliant career in the Nigerian Police Force and was twice Commissioner of Police in Borno and Edo States.
He hailed from Katsina Ala local government area in Benue state .