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Again Herdsmen Invade Benue, Kills 6

THE Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom says suspected Fulani herdsmen has again invaded Logo, Guma and Okpokwu Local Government Areas of Benue State.

He said the latest attack has left six people dead.

Ortom disclosed this when he received a former military administrator of the state, Brigadier General Dominic Oneya (rtd), who led a delegation on a condolence visit to the governor.

Ortom, who was quoted by Channels Television, said two women were reported killed in Guma LGA and two persons in Logo on Tuesday, another set of killings in Odidi and Ojokpailo in Okpokwu LGA took place on Wednesday. 

The Governor reiterated his call on security agencies to arrest the leadership of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore whom he alleged were still issuing threats of resisting implementation of the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law in the state.

He thanked General Oneya for identifying with people of the state in their trying moment, stressing that it was a demonstration of a true friend.