Gunmen have reportedly killed Terkura Suswam, elder brother to former Benue State Governor, Dr. Gabriel Suswam.
Terkura Suswam was allegedly killed in his country home in Anyii, Logo Local Government Area of the state around Tuesday night.
His aide, simply identified as Mr Solomon was also killed by the gunmen.
Police said in a statement that the attack took place when Suswam and his aide sat opposite his house at Elohim Plaza Anyiin to supervise repairs at the plaza.
The gunmen drove by in a Toyota Camry vehicle and shot them.
The police statement, which was signed by the spokesperson in the state, Anene Sewuese Catherine, added that victims were rushed to NKST Anyii hospital where they were eventually confirmed dead.
“Corpses have been deposited at the hospital for autopsy,” the statement added.
Logo is one of the local government areas in Sankera axis ravaged by the murdered Benue warlord, Terwase Akwaza aka Gana.
Meanwhile, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has vowed that the killers of Terkura Suswam will be apprehended and brought to justice.
Reacting to his assassination, Ortom in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase
promised that his administration will give security operatives maximum support to ensure that his killers are arrested and made to the face the music.