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Gunmen burn down council boss house

By The Citizen

The Benue Police Command on Wednesday confirmed that some gunmen burnt down the house of Mr. Teryima Nguher, Chairman of Ukum Local Government, in Kyado village.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Daniel Ezeala, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Makurdi that the incidence occurred on Tuesday.

Ezeala said investigation so far showed that the gunmen invaded the house between 8.00pm and 10.00 pm.

He said the police had not made any arrest but gave the assurance that the culprits would be arrested and brought to book.

Ezeala said that apart from Nguher's house, no other one in the village was burnt during the incidence.