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Suspected herders killed 60 in Benue in 3months -Ortom


Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State Tuesday claimed that suspected herders have killed at least 60 people in rural parts of the state within three months.

Ortom made the disclosure in a remark at the inauguration of the newly reconstructed Zaki-Biam Yam Market and the 200,000 capacity Yam Storage Facility built by the Federal Government in Ukum Local Government Area of the state by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

“We are worried about the resurgence of armed Fulani herdsmen attacks on Benue people, especially in rural areas.

“Between April and June this year, over sixty (60) Benue people have been killed by herdsmen attackers across the State,” he said.

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