In a significant breakthrough, the Nigeria Police Force has thwarted an alleged assassination plot and apprehended two suspects, including the Chairman of a Local Government Area in Benue State. The foiled plot was aimed at eliminating Hon. Aondona Hyacinth Dajoh, the Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly.
Preliminary investigations indicate that the Local Government Chairman had allegedly engaged a militia group with the malicious intent of carrying out the targeted assassination of Speaker Dajoh. The Force Intelligence Department – Intelligence Response Team (FID-IRT) swiftly responded to credible intelligence, ensuring the timely disruption of the planned attack.
Both arrested suspects are currently in police custody, actively cooperating with investigators as the inquiry progresses. The Nigeria Police Force reiterates its unwavering commitment to ensuring the safety and security of citizens and public officials.
ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the Force Public Relations Officer, emphasized that the arrested individuals will face the full force of the law. The Force reassures the public of its dedication to maintaining law and order, as well as its proactive stance in preventing crimes across all levels.