Nassarawa Governor’s Son, Umar Khaleed Who Knocked Down Jss 2 Student Is Arrested


One of the sons of Nasarawa state governor, Umar Al-Makura, Khaleed, has been arrested by the state police command for killing a Jss 2 student.

It is alleged that Khaleed used his car to kill one Ovye Amos, a JSS2 student of Government Secondary School, Lafia on Sunday March some days ago.

Reports have it that Amos was out to buy batteries for his torchlight when he was knocked down by a car that was being driven by Khaleed.

Fellow students of the deceased have staged a peaceful protest yesterday, demanding that the case should not be swept under the carpet and that Khaleed must face the full wrath of the law.

Reacting to the incident, the state Commissioner for Education, Aliyu Tijjani, described the incident as a very unfortunate one. He confirmed the incident and said that Khaleed has already been arrested.


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