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Sunday, 20 August 2017

Aide to Governor Samuel Ortom shot dead, wife in hospital battling her life



Unknown gunmen have assassinated the Principal Special Assistant to Benue state Govrenor Dr Tavershima Advorough.

Reports gathered revealed that Dr Advorough residence was invaded by gunmen at about 12:30am today shot him dead and also shot his wife who is presently in a critical condition at the hospital.

Governor Samuel Ortom while sympathizing with the deceased family, demanded for the arrest and prosecution of the culprits.

The Governor described Dr Advorough's death as condemnable and unacceptable in the society, urging security operatives to immediately take action and get the evil perpetrators arrested.

While speaking, he described his late aide as a dedicated and reliable worker who delivers assignments on time with intergrity.

''The Governor sympathizes with the immediate family of the deceased, the government and people of the state on the loss and pledges that he would support security agencies in apprehending the culprits. He urges those with useful information that can lead to the arrest to make same available.''

See graphic photo of the body of late Dr Advorough after been killed this morning.

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