AIG assassinated in Jos restaurant

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Police in Central Nigeria say they are investigating the murder of a senior security advisor in the State of Benue, Christopher Dega on Sunday.

Dega, a retired Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) was “trailed” and shot in an “isolated” restaurant in Jos, at about 8:30pm, Plateau Police Spokesperson, Gabriel Uba said.

“Three yet to be identified persons” killed Mr. Dega, a senior security advisor to Benue’s Governor Samuel Ortom, Mr. Uba said, Tuesday in a text message.

“On 31/05/2021 at about 2030hrs, AIG Christopher Dega (Rtd) was shot dead by three yet to be identified gunmen in an isolated restaurant at Bukuru, Jos.

“From the investigation so far, it appeared that he was trailed and shot. He arrived at Jos from Makurdi on the same date at about 1930hrs,” says Uba’s text.

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