Gunmen suspected to be cult members on Monday killed a female student of Benue State University (BSU) identified as Jessica Agee.
Reports said the cultists had invaded the residence of Agee at Gyado, a suburb in Makurdi metropolis, on Monday night. That came after the shootings of a rival gang who protested the seizure of examination papers from one of the members who was writing his final years examination at Mass Communications department.
Head of Information at BSU, Tse Vanger, confirmed the shooting on Tuesday but said he was not aware that anybody died.
Benue State Police Command spokesperson, Catherine Anene, confirmed the killing of the student on Tuesday but said the details of the incident were not yet available to her at the time of filing this report.