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Gunmen Kill Governor Ortom’s Aide Christopher Dega in Jos

Gunmen Kill Governor Ortom’s Aide Christopher Dega in Jos

Gunmen Kill Governor Ortom’s Aide Christopher Dega in Jos

  • Gunmen have killed the special assistant to governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state, AIG Christopher Dega (Rtd)

  • The governor’s side was killed in Jos on Tuesday after being shot in the chest several times

  • AIG Dega was highly revered in the police force, being the former Commissioner of Police in Borno and Edo

A senior special assistant to Benue Governor Samuel Ortom, AIG Christopher Dega has been killed.

Christopher Dega

Mr Dega who was a former police officer was killed in Jos, the capital of Plateau state.

Although full details of his death are still being gathered, Mr Dega was confirmed dead by Terver Akase, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor.

Before his death, Dega served as the commissioner of police in both Borno and Edo states.

Governor Ortom has reacted to the death of his aide, claiming that the death of the ex-commissioner was “sad”.

The governor lamented about the state of insecurity in Nigeria and called on law enforcement agencies to find the killers.

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Mr Dega’s murder comes only days after the killing of a former adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Mr Gulak who was a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was killed in Imo State.

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