Unknown gunmen have murdered an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM) Dr. Karl Kwaghger.
It was learnt that the varsity don was killed on Saturday night at the popular JS Tarka Foundation in Makurdi.
The Head, Information, Protocol and Public Relations Unit of the FUAM, Mrs. Rosemary Waku confirmed the murder but said the institution was yet to get full details of his death.
Similarly, the Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), FUAM Chapter, Dr Ameh Ejembi confirmed the incident.
Also confirming the murder, the Police Public Relations Officer, Deputy Superintendent, DSP, Catherine Anene explained that at about 10:30pm on Saturday, a Police patrol team found the lifeless body of the deceased in a pool of his blood at the JS Tarka Foundation premises at about 11pm on Saturday.
“We just saw the corpse at Tarka foundation in a pool of his blood. It looked like he was stabbed with a knife. We saw the corpse between 10 and 11pm, so he must have been killed about an hour earlier. Investigation will reveal what happened to him,” she added.