Unknown gunmen on Monday shot and killed Mr. Lawrence Agaie, the paramount ruler of Bokkos in Plateau State.
Also killed were the traditional ruler’s police orderly, Insp. Sunday Wuyah, his wife and his son, Shagari.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the monarch was returning to Bokkos after visiting his farm in Sha District, when he was attacked.
The Spokesman of the Special Task Force in Plateau, Capt. Ikedichi Iweha, confirmed the incident, adding that the corpses had been deposited at an undisclosed hospital in Jos, the state capital.
Iweka said a woman who was shot, but did not die, had been taken to a hospital in Bokkos.
He said that no arrests had been made in connection with the killing.