A former Deputy Rector of the Benue State Polytechnic, Ugbokolo, Oche Enenche, has been shot dead by criminals on the busy Otukpo-Eke-Ugbokolo-Otukpa highway.
Newsbreak.ng learnt that the former Deputy Rector was killed by gunmen on Friday evening while on his way back to Ugbokolo from Otukpo in the company of his wife.
It was gathered that the incident happened around 4 pm.
“From what we gathered, he drove into the gunmen and they flagged him down. And they didn’t waste a minute, as he was stopping they shot and killed him.
“They also made attempt to kidnap his wife but because the security personnel who were not too far away from the point of the incident rushed to where the gunshots came from, the armed men on sighting the approaching military personnel fled into the bush abandoning the woman,” a source said.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Catherine Anene, said she was yet to receive the detail of the attack.