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Bandits k!ll NSCDC commander in Benue

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Bandits k!ll NSCDC commander in Benue

Gunmen suspected to be bandits were reported to have k!lled a commander of agro ranger of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Benue State

 Bandits k!ll NSCDC commander in Benue
Bandits k!ll NSCDC commander in Benue

The deceased was identified as Mike Ode.

The incident happened at Shaapera community in Gwer West Local Government Area of the state.

The deceased uncle, Nicholas Ode, disclosed that his brother was brutally killed in Shaapera village in Gwer West LGA on Monday, adding that the corpse had been deposited at the morgue of Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Makurdi.

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He said, “We were told that he went for a special assignment at Shaapera village. It was there that they had a confrontation with the herdsmen and during the gun duel, they confirmed that the NSCDC officers were able to kill up to 10 of the bandits.

“Unfortunately, we were told that one of the four civil defence guys, which is my brother, was gunned down while others escaped.”

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The NSCDC Command Public Relations Officer, Mike Ejelikwu, confirmed the incident, adding that the death of the personnel would not deter the command from performing its constitutional mandate of providing security for every law-abiding citizen in the state.

 

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