Sunday, 8 July 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Senator, Reps Member Shot Dead

Gunmen suspected to be the same group of militants terrorising Plateau State in recent times have shot and killed a serving senator and the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Senator Gyang Daylop.

Olufamous.com gathered that the unfortunate incident happened on Sunday during the mass funeral of those slain by the Fulani hardsmen who attacked six villages in Plateau State on Saturday.

Others shot in the attack are a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Danfulani and one State House member. The Sources say the House of Reps members has been confirmed dead while the House of Assembly member is believed to be in critical condition.

Senator Daylop, a medical doctor by training was elected to the Senate in 2007. He defeated former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ibrahim Mantu for the Plateau North Senate seat.

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