The All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman in Gboko South Ward, Tersoo Ahu, has been murdered.
He was killed by a gang of young men in Gboko on Sunday.
Ahu and other ward officials were training party members for the APC registration and revalidation exercise.
The assailants stormed the venue with clubs, cutlasses, and attacked Ahu.
APC Publicity Secretary in Benue State, James Orgunga, confirmed the incident.
He disclosed that the ward chairman sustained serious injuries and died at a public hospital in Gboko.
Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) of the Benue Command, Kate Anene, said a probe had commenced.
“I can confirm the attack and killing of the APC ward chairman in Gboko, our men rushed to the scene but the suspects fled.
“However, we have identified them and very soon we shall pick them up”.