Police deploy trackers after killers of Kogi General Manager




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Lokoja – The police on Thursday said that it deployed trackers after the killers Mrs Lolo Alhassan, the Manager of the Kogi State Property and Investment .

The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Shola Adebayo, made this known in an with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lokoja.

Adebayo said that the trackers had been mandated to track the gunmen who shot late Alhassan and another co-traveller in a bus belonging to Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion, Lokoja Diocese.

Late Alhassan and another were shot and killed on Tuesday at Ugboloko village by unknown gunmen while returning from a missionary trip to Oguma, Bassa Local Government.

The gunmen opened fire on the bus and killed Alhassan and another female occupant instantly.

But Adebayo said that the police had obtained comprehensive eyewitness account which might be useful in arresting the culprits.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]

He said that no arrest had been made but the police would continue to comb the scene and the surrounding villages for the suspects.

Adebayo also said that the other victims had been evacuated under police escort from the Oguma General Hospital to the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja.

Meanwhile, the state government has commiserated with the Lokoja Diocese of the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion over the death of Alhassan and other victims.

The Deputy Governor, Mr Yomi Awoniyi, during a visit to Bishop Emmanuel Egbunu of Lokoja Diocese described the death of the victims as sad and untimely.

Awoniyi said that late Alhassan who had served the state meritoriously died when her were most needed.

He prayed that God should give the bishop and the entire church members the fortitude to bear the loss. (NAN)

on Thursday said that it deployed trackers after the killers of Mrs Lolo Alhassan, the General Manager of the Kogi State Property and Investment Company.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Shola Adebayo, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lokoja.

Adebayo said that the trackers had been mandated to track the gunmen who shot late Alhassan and another co-traveller in a bus belonging to Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion, Lokoja Diocese.

Late Alhassan and another were shot and killed on Tuesday at Ugboloko village by unknown gunmen while returning from a missionary trip to Oguma, Bassa Local Government.

The gunmen opened fire on the bus and killed Alhassan and another female occupant instantly.

But Adebayo said that the police had obtained comprehensive eyewitness account which might be useful in arresting the culprits.

He said that no arrest had been made but the police would continue to comb the scene and the surrounding villages for the suspects.

Adebayo also said that the other victims had been evacuated under police escort from the Oguma General Hospital to the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja.

Meanwhile, the state government has commiserated with the Lokoja Diocese of the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion over the death of Alhassan and other victims.
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The Deputy Governor, Mr Yomi Awoniyi, during a condolence visit to Bishop Emmanuel Egbunu of Lokoja Diocese described the death of the victims as sad and untimely.

Awoniyi said that late Alhassan who had served the state meritoriously died when her services were most needed.

He prayed that God should give the bishop and the entire church members the fortitude to bear the loss. (NAN)