5 farmers killed as suspected Fulani herdsmen invade Benue community (graphic photos)

Five farmers have been killed in attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Zongo-Akiki community, Mbalagh council ward, in Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue state. It was gathered that the assailants invaded the community in the early hours of Thursday, June 10 and slaughtered the victims. The Chairman of Makurdi Local Government, Anthony Dyegeh, who confirmed the incident said that youths were still searching for the missing persons. “The Fulanis laid ambush on some villagers who were going to the farm this morning, knowing fully well that many of the villagers would be going to farm after the downpour. They hid in the bush and allowed many of them to go and then run after them, macheted them. As I am talking to you now, we have been able to recover five corpses and the youths are searching for others who are still missing. The village is behind the NASME barracks, North Bank, Markurdi.” he stated.  The post 5 farmers killed as suspected Fulani herdsmen invade Benue community (graphic photos) appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.

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