Nigerian Army Confirms Killing Of Benue’s Most Wanted Criminal, Terwase Akwaza (Gana)

The Nigerian Army has confirmed the killing of Terwase Akwaza, alias “Gana,” labelled the ‘most wished criminal’ in Benue state.

The Commander, four Army Special Forces Command, Doma, Nasarawa state, Moundhey Ali, told journalists on Tuesday 8  Sept 2020, that Gana was killed at a roadblock installed by the army on Gbese-Gboko-Makurdi avenue following trade of gunshot.

It is recalled that the Benue authorities had in 2015 granted amnesty to over five hundred persons as well as Gana, who were terrorising components of Benue and Taraba states, however most of them relapsed into criminality.

Gana become later in 2017 declared wanted via way of means of the police while the Benue government placed a N10 million bounty on him.

According to Ali, a general officer, the military has recorded another breakthrough in their efforts to free the country of the activities of bandits, terrorists and different criminal components. He said: “At regarding 12:00 hours today (Tuesday), we have a propensity to acquired strategic records at the motion of the terrible brigand Terwase Akwaza Agbadu AKA Gana on Gbese-Gboko-Makurdi.

“Troops of Operation ‘Ayem Akpatuma III’ emotional fleetly and mounted snap roadblocks on the routes.“At regarding 13:00 hours, there has been a meeting engagement with the convoy of Gana, a shoot out ensued and additionally the brigand was killed. ”

The commander conjointly aforementioned that forty armed members of Gana’s gang were captured through the operation.

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