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Lecturer Killed By Gunmen In Adamawa State

Lecturer Killed By Gunmen In Adamawa State

Lecturer Killed By Gunmen In Adamawa State

Lecturer Killed By Gunmen In Adamawa State

Yohanna Bzegu, a lecturer at Yola’s Adamawa State Polytechnic, was shot and killed early on Thursday by as-yet unidentified attackers.

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Bzegu, a lecturer in the mechanical engineering department at the Adamawa State Polytechnic in Yola, was shot in his home at Bajabure, a nearby satellite village behind Anglican Junior Seminary. Yola is the capital of the state.

A family source claims that the attackers shot the victim in the chest and then stood by as he died.

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According to the source, the attackers gained entrance into the late lecturer’s house around 3 am, adding that it is the fifth attempt by the assailants on his residence.

He explained, “They fired shots through the window; later they broke the door and shot him in the chest until they confirmed he was dead.”

Lecturer Killed By Gunmen In Adamawa State

Suleiman Nguroje, the spokesperson for the State Police Command, while confirming the incident, said that Sikiru Akande, the commissioner of Police, directed for immediate investigation with a view to apprehending the culprits.

He gave the order when he visited the residence of the deceased.

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Not long ago, suspected gunmen attacked the residence of Daniel Umaru, a pastor with Ekklesiyya Yan’uwa, resulting in the death of the cleric’s two teenage sons.

While Umaru survived, the attackers went away with his 13-year-old daughter.

The teenage daughter, however, had since been freed after the payment of an undisclosed amount as ransom to the bandits.


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