Insecurity: Seven people killed as herdsmen attack IDP’s camp in Benue

April 27, 2021
4 Views

Just after armed Fulani herdsmen attacked Abagena community housing Internally Displaced Persons camp in Makurdi Local government Area of Benue State, Seven persons have been confirmed dead, with many others injured.

It was gathered that angry youths, who were infuriated by the murders, took the Makurdi-Lafia road to revolt on Tuesday morning, obstructing the roads with the corpses.

The State Governor, Samuel Ortom while reacting in a statement, illustrated the attack on the IDPs camp as inhuman, barbaric and distasteful.The Governor called on President Muhammadu Buhari to live up to his obligation of protecting Nigerians.

Ortom complained that in the last two weeks, over seventy persons had been killed in Makurdi Local Government alone, while various neighborhoods across Benue were suffering from same militia herdsmen.He also requested for urgent action against the activities of herdmen across the country .

“If the Federal Government had taken the issue of militia herders seriously, it wouldn’t have escalated to this level,” he said.

You may be interested

News
1 views

Niger boat mishap: 30 bodies recovered, 65 rescued, 7 still missing

Webby - May 9, 2021

[unable to retrieve full-text content]

Army arrests 13 Boko Haram terrorists in Kano raid
News
6 views
News
6 views

Army arrests 13 Boko Haram terrorists in Kano raid

Webby - May 9, 2021

Thirteen suspected Boko Haram terrorists have been arrested in a raid on a home in Hotoron Arewa of Nasarawa local…

Gunmen hit Mike Okiro Police Station, Abia’s third target in weeks
News
5 views
News
5 views

Gunmen hit Mike Okiro Police Station, Abia’s third target in weeks

Webby - May 9, 2021

Mike Okiro Police station in Ubani attacked by hoodlums. Photo Aba City Blog Mike Okiro Police station in Ubani attacked…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.