Gunmen on Saturday evening killed an Associate Professor with University of Agriculture Makurdi (UAM) Karl Kwaghger in Makurdi, Benue state capital.
Kwaghger, who was a lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Department of UAM, graduated from the same university and was offered employment where he rose to the rank of Associate Professor.
It was gathered that the victim was cornered to a dark side of the street by four men who stabbed him severally around 9:30 pm at opposite IBB square in Makurdi.
A private security guard within vicinity of the incident told The Nation he was on routine patrol and found the man in his pool of blood on the ground crying for help.
The security guard said he contacted his boss on the phone, who immediately called B. Division police station but the victim died shortly before help came his way.
The killers made away with his Avenza vehicles and phones.
The police confirmed the incident and said investigation has commenced.
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