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11 killed in fresh Fulani herdsmen attack

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Nothing less than eleven people have b killed in a fresh Fulani herdsmen attack 8n a Benue community.
According to reports, the incident happened on Saturday at Tombu village in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State.

The President General of Mzough U-Tiv, Mr Edward Ujege reacting to the incident called on the United Nations and the international community to help the people of Benue.

Ujege said “Benue people are law-abiding and have remained so even in the face of frequent armed provoked attack by the herdsmen.

“We want any assistance from anywhere in the world to avert the killings in Benue State. And we are calling on the United Nations, United States, European Union, African Union, and any other person to come to our aids.”

However,the leader of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Benue state, Garus Gololo has defended the attack on Benue communities, saying that his members were protecting themselves from cattle thieves.

Gololo, in an interview with BBC News Pidgin claimed that 1,000 cows were stolen from his members as they were relocating to Taraba state.

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