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Terwase Agwaza alias Gana, who is wanted in Benue state for acts of criminality has surrendered after four years in hiding.

Gana surrendered for the amnesty programme in the Katsina-Ala township stadium in Katsina-Ala local government area on Tuesday.

A bounty had been placed on the gang leader declared wanted years ago.

This was the second time he was giving up himself after surrendering catchment of arms and ammunition to Benue amnesty programme of Governor Samuel Ortom, which he granted to restive youths in his first tenure.

But shortly after, he parted ways with the Ortom- led government then in All Progressive Congress (APC) after their relationship went sour.

Gana, who was accused of the murder of Governor Ortom’s aide on security, Denen Igbana, returned to the forest.

He was believed to be the brain behind criminal activities in Sankera geo – political zone comprising Ukum, Logo and Katsina Ala local government areas and the entire Zone A senatorial.

The insecurity in the zone became unbearable, forcing Sankera led by Senator Gabriel Suswam and some elders in the area to strike another deal for amnesty.

The surrendered gang leader has now been reportedly arrested by the military. According to the Vanguard, Gana who was being conveyed to Government House Makurdi where Governor Ortom will again receive him was arrested by a detachment of the military after they ambushed the convoy between Ameladu and Yandev roundabout in Gboko LGA.

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