Governor of Nasarawa State Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule has received with shock the killing of a former Treasurer of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ and Secretary of Eggon Cultural Development Association, ECDA Mr. Benjamin Ekom perpetrated by unknown persons in Washo Village of Akun Development Area of the state.
Governor Sule condemns in totality the killing of Mr. Ekom and all other peace loving citizens killed across the state by enemies of peace and progress of Nasarawa State and the country at large.
Let me reassure all citizens of our state that we shall fish out these criminals, and shall not relent in our efforts to secure lives and livelihoods of all inhabitants of the State.
The security agencies have been put on alert and will pursue without seizing until these criminal elements are hunted down and brought to justice.
Our prayers are with the families of all those who lost their lives in the hands of doers of evil in land.
As a government we shall remain resolute and focused on the task of building a prosperous and peaceful Nasarawa state
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor
On Behalf of the H.E Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule