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Community mourn APC chairman murdered by kidnappers

Yerwa Community in Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State is witnessing large influx of sympathizers from across the country to pay their last respect to the late APC Chairman in the state Chief Philip Shekwo who was kidnapped and murdered by gunmen on Sunday.

Policiticians and government officials are converging on Yerwa, the country home, of the slain APC Chairman as he is laid to rest.

Among the early arrival to pay their last respect to late Chief Philip Shekwo are the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe and other principal officers of the house, Senators Representing Nasarawa North, Godiya Akwashiki and his counterpart in Nasarawa South, Tanko Almakura.

Meanwhile, security has been beefed up on Keffi – Toto as combined security personnel including vigilante were seen at strategic positions along the road.

Also, a police helicopter could be seen hovering around the area to check any eventual breakdown of law and order.

Chris Nyamtu

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