Benue State Police Command on Sunday, April 14, 2019, confirmed the assassination of one Torkuma Amaabai, son of PDP’S national ex-officio member, Prince Yandev Amaabai.
Catherine Anene, the state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Makurdi that the deceased was shot by unknown gunmen in Gboko at about 10 p.m. on Saturday.
According to Anene, investigation into the matter is ongoing and urged the public with useful information that would lead to the arrest of the criminals to volunteer it. Late Torkuma was the first son of his father.
Reacting to the killing, the Benue PDP in a statement by its publicity secretary, Bemgba Iortyom, condemned the act and called on the police to fish out the perpetrators.