From Vincent Nyinongu, Makurdi
Tragedy struck in Benue Articulate on Tuesday night as unknown gunmen killed Dr. Terkula Suswam, the instantaneous elder brother to Senator Gabriel Suswam, who represents Benue North-East Senatorial District.
The gunmen had been stated to gain killed the elder Suswam at his country home in Anyiin, Logo Native Government space of the suppose.
It was as soon as revealed that the killers arrived the deceased’s situation in a Toyota Corolla car popularly identified as ‘dog nyash’, parked it in entrance of his situation and walked the total style down to where he was as soon as seated and shot him to death unhindered.
Per sources, the killers, having completed their mission, walked encourage into their car and drove off without any interruption.
It was as soon as after they had left the scene that security officials arrived and conveyed the silly physique of Suswam to the mortuary, a offer instructed.
The leisurely Terkula Suswam, who held a excessive profile chieftaincy title in Tivland, was as soon as a serial investor and presided over the Ashi conglomerate with many companies in the portfolio.
He was as soon as the oroprietor of Ashi Polytechnic, Anyiin and chairman of Ashi FM 99.9 radio pickle in Katsina-Ala. He furthermore essentially based the Ashitek Printing Press in Makurdi, among other investments.
A baby-kisser, businessman and tutorial, Dr Suswam obtained a Ph.D in Protection force and Diplomatic Historical past on the Benue Articulate College and was as soon as author of plenty of books and tutorial articles in critical journals.
The leisurely Suswam critical for his philanthropy, began out as a political activist and grew to change into the Benue Articulate Vice Chairman of the defunct Nationwide Republican Convention (NRC), during the aborted Third Republic transition politics.
He later retired from politics to resolve for enterprise, lecturers and community service.
The leisurely Suswam is survived by his wife, many youngsters and siblings, including his instantaneous younger brother, Senator Suswam who’s instantaneous past governor of the suppose. (Each day Asset)