Unknown Gunmen Assassinated Kogi State Governor’s Aide ‘Yusuf Adabenege’

Nigeria News – Unknown Gunmen Assassinated Kogi State Governor’s Aide ‘Yusuf Adabenege’

Yusuf Adabenege, one of the aides to Alhaji Yahaya Bello, the Kogi State Governor, has been assassinated by unknown gunmen.

On Friday at about 6:30 pm, the aide was murdered in cold blood around Oro Obehira-Ege road in Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State.

Adabenege was also the custodian of Aneku Okuku Cementi of Obehira and the leader of Governor Yahaya Bello (GYB) Initiative.

The security agencies, following his death, have been placed at all strategic points in the local government.

The information revealed that Adabenege was ambushed, by the yet to be identified gunmen, at the front of Living Faith Church, Okuha Anatahu Okene Obehira road.

The deceased was said to have been killed through a hand grenade which hit him on the head.

The unknown gunmen also fired at his vehicle which resulted in the immediate death of his driver, who was later identified as Musa.

Alhaji Yahaya Bello, the Kogi State Governor, has urged the people of Ebira land to maintain law and order as perpetrators of the heinous crime will be made to face the full wrath of the law.

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