THE killer of slain Chairman of the All Progressive Congress – APC, in Nasarawa State, Phillips Shekwo has been arrested.
Governor Abdullahi Sule who confirmed this on Tuesday, identified the killer as Muhammad Usman.
Sule said that the notorious kidnapper who has already confessed to the crime, was apprehended at Assakio village of Lafia east development area of the state.
“I was informed that Muhammad Usman also known as Baffa Nura, a notorious kidnapper in Nasarawa state has been arrested and he has confessed that he was the killer,” he said.
“He was arrested in Assakio, exactly where we thought we were going to get him and we were able to get him. Mister Commissioner Sir, our security personnel, I want to thank you for the good work you have continued to do.”
The late APC chairman was taken away from his house at Bukan Sidi in Lafia by gunmen on November 21.His body was found the next day, a few kilometres from his residence.