According to Vanguard, Mrs. Eunice Aghanya, wife of the retired commissioner, Ibezimako Aghanya is dead.
The woman was reportedly hacked to death in her Makurdi residence by unknown assailants.
The deceased, it had been gathered had returned home Friday evening at about 4pm and parked her car within the compound where she lived alone behind Kismet Hotel, off David Mark Bye-Pass in Makurdi town.
According to the source who spoke on condition of anonymity, her husband, Mr. Aghanya who lives in Lagos had made attempts to talk to his wife Friday evening but when he couldn’t reach her called his younger brother who also resides in Makurdi to quickly check on his wife since it had been unusual.
“When the younger Aghanya needs to the house, Mrs. Aghanya’s car was seen parked but the door to the house was locked.
“He had to interrupt the door to realize entrance into the house. On getting inside, he met Mama Aghanya during a pool of her own blood already dead. She was matcheted on the top severally by her attackers.
“Strangely, she might be murdered during this manner in her private residence that features a police outpost just ahead of her house,” he said.
Confirming the event, the Police PR Officer, Deputy Superintendent, DSP, Catherine Anene said investigation into the matter was already ongoing.
Husband of the deceased, Mr. Aghanya served as Benue state commissioner before being transferred to Kogi state where he also served before retiring some years back.