Suspected cultists have killed a law graduate of the Benue State University (BSU) in Makurdi at a street in Gyado villa suburb of Makurdi metropolis
It was gathered that the deceased, Adzua Defence, who recently graduated from the institution, met his death on Tuesday while already planning to return to Lagos where he resides after spending his Christmas holiday with family and friends. Witnesses said the deceased had scheduled to travel back to his base in Lagos on Wednesday before he was shot in the head by the suspected cultists and was pronounced dead at the Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH) where he was taken to for urgent medical attention.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Catherine Anene, confirmed that the killing of the law graduate sparked a protest by some students.
Anene said that the police however mounted surveillance in the area and eventually stopped the planned protest.