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Thursday, November 22, 2018

Herdsmen strike in Benue, kill farmer

One Mr. Ioryem Makondo in Che Agbe Mbayer/Yandev area of Benue State was yesterday morning killed by suspected herdsmen on his farm.
Guma is the hometown of the state governor, Samuel Ortom.

It was gathered that his relations have brought the corpse to Udei village for burial.
Confirming the attack, Anthony Shawon, Chairman, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State said the case has been reported to the army in Udei.

According to him, “In Nzorov council ward, the herders were found grazing in Tom Anyiin village, farmers that went for harvest had their food taken away by hungry fulani herdsmen.

“In a related development the locals in company of whirl strike have embarked on rehabilitation of bush roads in the eight council wards to enable the army embark on serious patrol before my people will return home.

“The army must move to the border to boost confidence in the returnees.”

- Daily Post

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