Former Plateau State SSG Killed By Gunmen, 12 Others Injured


Saying the level of insecurity in Nigeria is very high is simply beating a dead horse. The spate of kidnapping and senseless killing is too unpalatable to talk about as yet again, unidentified gunmen attacked and killed a former Secretary to the Plateau State Government, SSG, Moses Gwom, injuring 12 others.

The incident was confirmed by the Plateau State Police Command. The spokesperson for the command, Terna Tyopev said, “Unknown gunmen attacked and killed one Moses Gwom, at his residence in Barkin ladi. His house is located opposite STF checkpoint, 12 others were injured during the attack.”

The police spokesperson explained that the deceased was attacked at his residence at about 9 p.m. on‎ ‎Tuesday.

No arrest has been made, but security operatives are on the trail of the suspects, he said.


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Akin Akingbala is an international journalist based in Lagos, Nigeria. Aside being happily married, he has interests in music, sports and loves traveling.

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