A renowned Politician and the proprietor of St. James Secondary School, Mr Umoru James Onoja was assassinated about an hour ago in his residence at Efoyo Ugbokolo, Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State
He was felled by the bullets of unknown gunmen who forcefully gained access into his house several shots at him. He gave up the ghost in a pool of his own blood.
The late Umoru Onoja who hails from Otukpa, Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue State was popularly known as Umoru Umoru was a notable PDP member in Zone C of Benue State. He was a staunch supporter of Comrade Abba Moro, the Senatorial Candidate of the PDP for the Benue South Senatorial District for the 2019 election.
Confirming the incidence, his son, Mr Onoja Umoru, based in the United Kingdom, and who was himself a former aspirant under the PDP for the House of Assembly Seat for Ogbadibo told IPN that he just received the news as well.