Home CRIME Herdsmen in military uniform hit Benue community

Herdsmen in military uniform hit Benue community


     *As 15 persons die in Benue Nassarawa attack


     * Gov Ortom orders Benue People to Defend themselves against Herdsmen.



File photo: Nigerian soldiers

BENUE- The menace of rampaging headsmen seem far from over all over the country  despite the several meetings with the MACBEN leadership and the president assurances if the recent occurrences in Benue and Nassarawa states just few days ago is anything to go by.

Daily Watch investigations confirmed that  over ten persons had so far lost their lives in two separate attack by Headsmen on Military Uniforms in  Gbeji community and Tawarev District both in Logo Local Government Area and Ukum local government areas of Benue State.

 According to eye witness accounts, the headsmen clothed in the Nigerian Army Uniform stormed the Communities shooting every moving object and people in sight and setting houses, farm barns and properties ablaze.

This much was confirmed by the chairman of Logo Local Government area  Nyojo Richard who begged the Federal government and the Nigerian Military to be p and doing and help save his people from incessant deaths in the hands of the AK 47 wielding headsmen.

Already, the Governor of Benue state extremely frustrated by the unrelenting killings y the headsmen has come out openly to suggest his people defend themselves rather than wait and remain sitting duck for the headsmen to kill.

In the same vain over five persons were also reportedly killed within the same period in a separate attack by the Headsmen wielding their stock in trade Ak 47 rifles in Kaderko community and its environ in Obi Local Government Area of Nassarawa state.

Confirming the attack in Lafia, the capital of the state was the  Police PRO Kennedy Larisu who confirmed that the said attack by the headsmen took place and that over five persons reportedly lost their lives to the marauding headsmen  who stormed the village shooting randomly and at everything in sight.




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