The police in Benue have confirmed that a lecturer at Mkar University, Gboko was killed by unidentified gunmen at his residence in Gboko.
ASP Moses Yanmu, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) said on Thursday in Makurdi that the lecturer was shot on the chest by gunmen on Tuesday.
He said that the late university don died at Benue State Teaching Hospital Makurdi where he was rushed to, adding that the police had commenced investigations to arrest the gunmen.
Yanmu appealed to people with useful information that would lead to the arrest of the culprits to volunteer it to security agencies.
NAN reports that the deceased lecturer was a chairmanship aspirant in the state.