Gunmen kill traditional ruler, three others in Plateau

By Samuel Gabkwet, Jos

Unknown gunmen have killed the paramount ruler of the Bokkos speaking people of Plateau State, Lawrence Agaie.Also killed were the traditional ruler’s police orderly, Insp. Sunday Wuyah, his wife, as well as his son, Shagari.

Family members stated that monarch who is the Saf Ron-Kuelere, said he was returning to Bokkos, after visiting his farm in Sha District, when he was attacked.

Spokesman of the Special Task Force (STF) in charge of security in Plateau, Capt. Ikedichi Iweha confirmed the incident, adding that the corpses had been deposited at an undisclosed hospital in Jos.

He also said that a woman who was shot, but did not die, had been taken to a hospital in Bokkos.

Iweha said that no arrests had been made.

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