Suspected herders kill four in Benue community

July 22, 2021
20 Views

/* custom css */
.tdi_59.td-a-rec{ text-align: center; }.tdi_59 .td-element-style{ z-index: -1; }.tdi_59.td-a-rec-img{ text-align: left; }.tdi_59.td-a-rec-img img{ margin: 0 auto 0 0; }@media (max-width: 767px) { .tdi_59.td-a-rec-img { text-align: center; } }

Advertisement

Suspected herders have ambushed and killed four persons in Ulevkyaa village in Guma local Government area of Benue state.

The incident happened Wednesday, it was gathered.

Guma, country home of Governor Samuel Ortom, has been under herders’ attack since January, 2018.

Media aide to Ortom, James Igbudu told our correspondent that he was travelling to the village accompanied by his colleagues when the assailants ambushed and shot at their vehicle.

/* custom css */
.tdi_58.td-a-rec{ text-align: center; }.tdi_58 .td-element-style{ z-index: -1; }.tdi_58.td-a-rec-img{ text-align: left; }.tdi_58.td-a-rec-img img{ margin: 0 auto 0 0; }@media (max-width: 767px) { .tdi_58.td-a-rec-img { text-align: center; } }

Advertisement

Igbudu said the attackers opened fire on their vehicle at Ulevikyaa village, but they escaped unhurt.

“As my driver manoeuvred to escape the the attack, the herdsmen  opened fire on another vehicle, a Toyota Picnic, and killed a three-month-old baby,” he said, adding that a man, his wife and another person were also killed by the assailants.

The police command  could not be reached for comment.

/* custom css */
.tdi_60.td-a-rec{ text-align: center; }.tdi_60 .td-element-style{ z-index: -1; }.tdi_60.td-a-rec-img{ text-align: left; }.tdi_60.td-a-rec-img img{ margin: 0 auto 0 0; }@media (max-width: 767px) { .tdi_60.td-a-rec-img { text-align: center; } }

You may be interested

ECCIMA laments continued closure of Int’l flights to Enugu airport
News
News

ECCIMA laments continued closure of Int’l flights to Enugu airport

admin - September 16, 2021

1st Vice president of the Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA), Mr Jasper Nduagwuike (Middle) and Council…

News

Breaking News: Mayhem As Security Men Stray Bullets To Avenge Killing Of Police

admin - September 16, 2021

.td-post-sharing-classic { position: relative; height: 20px; } .td-post-sharing { margin-left: -3px; margin-right: -3px; font-family: 'Open Sans', 'Open Sans Regular', sans-serif;…

Gossip
2 views

“Don’t Ask Me About Pere, I’m in a relationship” — Maria begs Fans

admin - September 16, 2021

Big Brother Naija housemate, Maria Benjamin has asked fans to quit asking her about Pere. The former air hostess who…

Leave a Comment