Gunmen Kill Ortom’s Aide AIG Christopher Dega (Rtd) In Jos


Gunmen have killed a Senior Special Assistant on Security to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, AIG Christopher Dega (Rtd) at Bukuru metropolis of Jos South LGA of Plateau State.

This ugly incident was disclosed in a statement issued to journalists on Wednesday by the Plateau State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Obah Ogaba.


The statement read, “It is on a sad note that the command received an ugly report of the death of AIG Christopher Dega (Rtd) on 31/05/2021 at about 20:30hrs, AIG Christopher Dega (Rtd) was shot dead by three yet to be identified gunmen in an isolated restaurant at Bukuru, Jos.

ASP Ogaba disclosed that from the investigation so far, it appears that he was trailed and shot, adding that the late AIG came to Jos from Makurdi on the same date at about 19:30hrs.

ASP Ogaba added that some suspects have been arrested, while the investigation is ongoing.

Daily Independent gathered that AIG Dega had a brilliant career while in the Nigerian Police Force and was twice Commissioner of Police in Borno and Edo States before his retirement from service and hailed from Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State.