The traditional ruler of Bokkos in Plateau State, the Saf Ron Kulere, Sir Lazarus Agai, who is also the Chairman of Bokkos Traditional Council, was on Monday murdered in his home village, Sha, by suspected Fulani herdsmen.The traditional ruler was killed when he was coming back from his farm in Sha. He was killed alongside his driver and police orderly.
His death was confirmed by the member representing Bokkos Constituency in the state House of Assembly, Mr. Sunday Muchen.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Assistant Superintendent of Police Tyopev Terna, also confirmed the incident, saying no one had been arrested in connection with the killing.
The Governor of Plateau State, Mr. Simon Lalong, has meanwhile declared a curfew in Bokkos in connection with the killing of the monarch and his aides.