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[Nasarawa]–The son of Nasarawa state governor,Mr. Khaleel Umar Al-Makura, was reported by NAN to have killed a student of Governement Secondary School, Lafia with a car.

Ovye Amos, a Junior Secondary School 2 student, was killed in a road accident on Monday night, March 20, 2017.

The student death has since sparked a protest with students taking to the streets the following day to demand justice for his untimely death.

However, the Nasarawa state Commissioner for Education, Aliyu Tijjani, said that government had taken measures to ensuring that the person that perpetrated the killing was brought to book.

“He has already been arrested.

“I want to express my profound dismay and sadness over what happened here yesterday. It is unfortunate, very very unfortunate.”

The students who were not satisfied with the explanation of the commissioner continued their protest, but the police were deployed to calm them.

The police explained that they were investigating the case.

Mr. Maikudi Shehu, the area commander of Lafia area office, assured the students that they would be briefed on the development.

“It is a painful thing, we sympathise and empathise with you and we assure you that investigation is ongoing and that particular culprit as we are speaking now is under detention in our custody.”

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