It was a black Monday in Bokkos LGA of Plateau state as family of the paramount ruler of Bokkos traditional council witnessed the brutal murder of their first class chief, late Saf Ron Kurele Lazarus Agai.
However, the Eight year-old grandson of the late monarch who was in the chief’s entourage when the incident happened narrated how he survive two gunshots in Bokkos Local Government Council of Plateau state.
The grandson of the late Saf Ron Kurele Lazarus Agai who was also attacked narrated his dangerous experience when their killers suddenly appear inside the bush with the A47 raffles between Sha and Mafo community.
Master Angelo Afala who is in pain at the hospital managed to speak to our correspondent on what occurred to them and his grandfather ,mother who were instantly murdered by the assailants.
The Young Afala stated thus; “the attackers opened fire on them, as they begin to shoot sporadically on his late Royal Highness’s moving car with bullets shattering the glasses and we all abandon the car to scamper for safety.”
“They first shot at me behind and I was still running to escape the killers but they targeted me again behind with another shot which threw me into a ditch, as they thought I was dead, and left pursuing me, before a good Samaritan came to my rescue.
The father of the young Agelo Afala, Mr Jonathan Afala whose wife died along with the late monarch, Saf Ron Kurele Lazarus Agai expresses sadness over the ugly incident involving his wife, the monarch and other as unfortunate.
He explained that, the truth is that I wasn’t there at the scene when the incident happened; we were leaving the farm between Sha and Dafo when the paramount ruler met his Waterloo including my wife, the orderly when they gunmen suddenly attacked behind, leaving a trail of pain and agony to our family.
However, he said the driver was shot dead immediately and the vehicle lost control and ran into a ditch that and that was an opportunity they saw to start shooting sporadically without stop ,then the occupant of the vehicle were able to come down and started running before the assailant arrived the scene.
Young Afala lamented that they were able to run away from them as they were running helter skelter because its look as if they were after f late Saf Ron Kurele Lazarus Agai ,as the first shot the orderly and went after the paramount chief and shot him and he died instantly on the spot .
However, it was gathered that the 8 year-old boy jumped down from the Hilux to scamper for safety when the mask men didn’t want to waste their time, rather they resorted in killing any available living creature within that time frame of their dastardly act.
Afala explained further that those killers think that he is dead after shooting him as they saw him bleeding in his head so they abandoned him before he was rescued by a Good Samaritan.
The boy prayed for the soul of his grandfather late late Saf Ron Kurele Lazarus Agai whose death has created a vacuum to entire Kulere nation.