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Suspected Herdsmen Kill Three Farmers In Benue

Written By: SD Reporter


Suspected Fulani herdsmen have shot and killed three farmers in Tse- Tyodugh village, Tombo ward, Logo local Government area of Benue State.

A community Leader and All Progressive Congress (APC) chieftain Chief Job Tiza, who confirmed the killings, gave the names of those killed as Ormoba Tsebo, Mkarsha Kyaave and Aondofa Iorliam.

Chief TIza told The Nation that the farmers were killed about 7; 30am on their way to the farm.

He said four people were riding on one Okada to their farm when they were ambushed by suspected Fulani herdsmen who open fire at them killing three on the spot, while one survived and is on admission in the hospital.

Tiza appeared to security agencies to live up to their responsibility of protecting lives and property, especial operation whirl stroke.

Chairman of Logo local Government area Hon. Richard Nyajo, who also confirmed the incident dismissed reports by military that’s internally Displaced persons have returned this their home.

Hon. Nyajo called on security agencies to tackle security challenges in the Local Government.

Police Spokesman Moses Yamu, a DSP, said he was yet to get the report.

“As we speak, those displaced persons have refused to return the area because the herdsmen are still occupying all the farm areas and entire communities.

 

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