9 suspects for murder of Nasarawa APC Boss now nabbed

Late Philip Shekwo.

At least, nine (9) suspects linked to the gruesome murder of the Nasarawa State Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Philip Shekwo, have been nabbed by military operatives in the state.

Over three suspected persons connected with the murder of the state APC Boss were reportdly killed by military operatives in Loko of the state.

The State Governor, Abdullahi Sule made this known 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.

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.”

Sule added that security operatives recovered four number of AK47 from the suspects killed in Loko.

“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.

“If we have the resources, we will put all our resources to ensure that we protect the lives and property of our people,” he said.  -Punch.

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