Armed men have attacked Mr. Emmanuel Akabe, the Nasarawa state deputy governor convoy killing four.
The deputy governor was attacked
around Gako hill in Nasarawa Eggon local government area of the state.
Three policemen and a driver were those killed in the attack.
The incident happened at about
8:00 pm local time while the deputy governor was on his way to Abuja for the swearing in of the new Ministers on Wednesday.
The nation reporters that the armed men ambushed the deputy governor and killed four within few minutes.
The armed men took away the policemen guns after killing them.
The body of the deceased have been deposited at the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital in Lafia.
Mr. Othman Ismaeel, Nasarwa state police command spokesman while confirming the incident, say senior officers of the police have been mobilized to the incident scene.