Suspected armed robbers attacked the convoy of Nasarawa state deputy governor, Emmanuel Akabe
The robbers reportedly opened fire on the convoy killing killing three policemen and a driver
Akabe, the deputy governor, was unhurt but was looking shaky at the hospital where they were rushed to.
Suspected armed robbers on Tuesday, August 20, attacked the convoy of Nasarawa state deputy governor, Emmanuel Akabe, killing three policemen and a civilian.
Akabe was on his way to Abuja on an official engagement when the convoy ran into the robbers who were operating few kilometres away from Akwanga at about 6pm.
ASP Usman Samaila, police public relations officer of the state police command confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia. Samaila, however, did not give details, saying the commissioner of police, Bola Longe had led a team of officers to the scene to assess the situation.