Gunmen Kill APC Chieftain, Businessman in Plateau 

Seriki Adinoyi in Jos 

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have killed a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau State, Hon. Sylvanus Namang.

Before his demise, Namang was the state publicity secretary of the party.

He reportedly died Saturday night from injuries he sustained from the attack.

An APC official, who craved anonymity, confirmed the sad news to newsmen in Jos.

He said that the late Namang was attacked at a provision store in Pankshin, Pankshin Local Government council of the state.

THISDAY further gathered that Namang had travelled to Pankshin for a burial when he strolled to the shop to pick a few items.

The informant, who described Namang as a dependable ally, added that he was deeply committed to the development of the APC at the grassroots and the state.

Sources from Pankshin also have it that the owner of the provision store, Mr. Sunny Best, was also killed by the gunmen.

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