Governor Al-Makura's Son Arrested For Killing Student In Accident

Khaleed Umar Al-Makura, son of Nasarawa state governor, Umar Al-Makura, has been arrested for killing a student of Government Secondary School, Lafia.

The victim, Ovye Amos, died on Sunday night after he was hit by the governor’s son with a car.

NAN reports that students of the school protested his death, carrying placards with various inscriptions demanding justice for Amos, a junior secondary school two student.

Aliyu Tijjani, Nasarawa state commissioner for education, said the government had taken measures to ensure that the perpetrator is 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.”

Goodluck Agwu, school head boy, explained that Ovye Amos was hit by the car driven by Khaleed Al-Makura when he went out to buy batteries for his flashlight at 8:00pm.


  1. settling with the family amicably with a heart felt apology should be okay except he and his family are trying to surpress the matter

  2. May the soul of the young boy rest in peace....

  3. That guy should be dealt with...

  4. Oladimeji Seun21 March, 2017 19:39

    No one is above the law. let the law decide his faith.

  5. Yes, justice must prevail

  6. Fiat justitia ruat coulem, do justice even if heaven will fall. Justice must prevail.

  7. The family of the bereaved will still be compensated.

  8. hmmm... Accidents happen.... Anyway R.I.P 2 d person

  9. So sad, may his soul rest in peace


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