Mr. Nathaniel Ochoche, the chairman of the Labour Party, was assassinated by unidentified gunmen who brought about havoc in Benue State.
The party’s Edikwu Ward 2 Chairman in the state’s Apa Local Government Area, Ochoche, and four other people were killed over the weekend.
The incident was confirmed in a statement released and made available to media on Monday by the party’s publicity secretary for the state, Mr. Tersoo Orbunde.
The statement reiterated the news of the gruesome murder of the Labour Party’s chairman who was ambushed and slain by armed Fulani militia, and that until his passing, Mr. Ochoche was the epitome of a party man, working tirelessly to advance his community, constituency, and nation through both words and deeds
Tersoo urged the federal government to act quickly and put safeguards in place that would guarantee an ideal resolution to the threat.