March 29, 2012 – Dangote Truck Kills Final Year Benue University Student
This sad episode took place in Benue on Wednesday March 28, 2012 when a truck belonging to Dangote company killed a Final year student of Benue State University. naijagists.com
The student allegedly killed by the Dangote truck was in the final year and was studying Economics.
Other angry students held motorists hostage for more than four hours by blocking the Makurdi – Gboko highway.
Commenting on the incident , the State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO ASP Ejike Alaribe said: “The driver of the truck is now in police custody . We are still investigating the allegation that a police officer shot a student. I will keep you posted once I get the information.”
Following the incident, the Deputy Vice Chancellor Prof. Nicholas Adah has promised that the university authorities will construct bumps on the road to avoid such incident in future, considering the location of the institution..