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Soldier killed by youths as Agatu people condemn killing

BY PETER DURU, MAKURDI

THE lawmaker representing Agatu state constituency in the Benue State House of Assembly, Alhaji Sule Audu has on behalf of the people of the area, apologised to the Nigerian army over the recent murder of a soldier by some youths of the area.

He promised that the people would continue to cooperate with the military and advised against any act or unsubstantiated comments that could aggravate the situation in the area. The lawmaker who spoke yesterday in Makurdi, condoled the military over the incident which he

condemned describing it as unwarranted and unacceptable. He also debunked claims that Agatu had been razed by the military, stressing,”they went there in search of the culprits and their arms that were missing which were normal in the military, it is not that they went to raze the villages.


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