Gunmen attack Plateau Rep’s convoy and kill two escorts
Gunmen attacked the convoy of a member of the National Assembly of Plateau State, Musa Agah.
PUNCH Metro found that Agah, who represents the federal constituency of Jos North/Bassa, was with family members and aides when the gunmen opened fire on his convoy along Twin Hill in the community of Miango, in the Bassa local government area of the state.
However, while the lawmaker escaped unscathed, two people riding a motorbike in front of the convoy were killed by the assailants.
The National General Secretary of the Irigwe Development Association, Dickson Auta, confirmed the attack in a statement on Tuesday.
Dickson said, “Fulani terrorists ambushed Hon. Member representing Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency Musa Agah Avia and his aides tonight along Twin Hill Miango.
“The MP. The MP was inside the car with his wife, two children, personal assistant and driver.
“An honorable. Hwenke Tuhu was also in his own car.
“They all escaped, but his car (Agah) was smashed by gunfire.
“Two other people on motorbikes ahead of them first encountered the ambush and were killed.”
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong visited the community of Miango last Thursday following continued attacks and killings by gunmen in the area.
During the visit, the Irigwe and Fulani ethnic nationalities were brought in to sign a peace agreement.
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