Fulani Herdsmen Strike Again In Benue, Kill Three In Suswam’s Village



While Nigerians are still traumatized by social media images of over 50 people recently butchered by Fulani herdsmen across Benue, the killer herdsmen struck again Wednesday night in Anyiin, the country home of the ex-Governor Gabriel Suswam, killing three.

The gunmen, apart from killing three people, ransacked three roadside kiosks and made away with over one hundred mobile phones, destroyed assorted drinks and other valuables, The Nation reported.

The names of those killed were given as Mr Tatyough Uombor from Turan Mr Gbenger Orakundu of Mbazar, Tombo ward, and Mr Angar Ude Jugu also from Mbazar, Tombo ward all in Logo local government area in Benue state.

A community leader in Anyiin Chief Tardoo Ugo, told the Newspaper that they heard sporadic shootings which began at 9:00 PM on Wednesday night and lasted until Thursday morning, leaving blood and tears.

The House of Assembly member representing Logo state constituency Dr Kester Ikyenge has visited Anyiin to console the victims and assess the damage done.

Dr Ikyenge appealed to the Federal and state government to provide security for his constituent, as it is the primary responsibility of governance.


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