Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has condemned the attacks on passengers by hoodlums near Yelwata, along Lafia-Makurdi Highway yesterday.
He has commended the Police for switfly arresting some of the suspects for prosecution.
Governor Ortom has urged the Force and other security agencies to continue with the investigation in order to apprehend all those found culpable.
He has also called on those with useful information to assist security agents to arrest the culprits.
The Governor has commiserated with families of the victims and prayed that God may console them.
Governor Ortom has stated that Benue is not at war and appeals to the people to restrain themselves from all lawless acts.
Chief Press Secretary
April 8, 2018.