June 23, 2021

4 people killed, several wounded as Fulani herdsmen attacked Benue

An attack by the Fulani herdsmen has reportedly taken the lives of four people and left seven others battling with various injuries at Tse-Angbande in Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue State.

Governor Samuel Ortom who visited the scene of the attack on Saturday morning disclosed that, the armed herdsmen in their usual guerrilla pattern strucked at about 11pm when the people were asleep.

He also assured the people that security has been raised up to ensure 24 hours vigilance in the affected area to prevent a reoccurrence of the ugly development.

The Governor hereby concluded that, the people at Adaka said enforcement of the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law of the state must continue no matter what armed herders do.

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