Arms bandits are still on rampage in Nasarawa State despite increased presence of security forces there. 

The farms are still there major targets.

They have killed a former Assistant Controller-General of Prisons, Nanvyet Gwali two years after his retirement.

His death was confirmed in a statement by the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) on Tuesday.

The spokesman for the Nigeria Prisons Service, Mr Francis Enobore, who issued the statement, said Gwali was murdered by yet to be identified gunmen on August 10 at his farm in Laminga, near keffi, Nassarawa State.

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The deceased transferred his services from Plateau Ministry of Education to NPS in 1989 as a Superintendent of Prisons and rose to the rank of Deputy Controller-General of Prisons.

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He retired in February 2016 as Deputy Controller-General of Prisons in-charge of Finance and Accounts.

Enobore said that the service was in touch with the relevant security agencies who were on the trail of the perpetrators of the crime to ensure that they were brought to justice.

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