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Robbers attack Nasarawa Deputy Governor’s convoy, kill 3 policemen

Suspected armed robbers attacked the convoy of Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, yesterday killing three policemen and a civilian. Akabe was on his way to Abuja on an official engagement when the convoy reportedly ran into the robbers who were operating few kilometres away from Akwanga at about 6pm.

Police Public Relations Officer of the state Police Command, ASP Usman Samaila, confirmed the incident but did not give details, saying the commissioner of Police, Bola Longe had led a team of officers to the scene to asssess the situation. The deputy governor who was unhurt but looking shaky, was at the hospital but did not speak to journalists on the incident.

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