Benue singer found dead weeks after declared missing

The body of a popular singer in Benue State, Terungwa Albert Ikon, aka ‘Ortrees’, was discovered several weeks after he went missing within the North Bank, a suburb in Makurdi, Benue State capital.

There were reports that the deceased allegedly went missing on Wednesday, April 23, 2022.

The singer and dancer was reported to have left his elder brother’s house for their family house in the North Bank area of Makurdi before he went missing.

A source who did not want to be mentioned said, “He was never seen again until his body was found dumped near a river on Sunday, June 5, 2022”.

The State Command spokesperson, Catherine Anene, confirmed the report.

“It’s true,” Anene said in a text message.

She added that the body of the singer was dumped in the river and added that several arrests had been made and those arrested were suspected cultists.

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