Thursday, February 21

Fulani heldsMen visit Agatu again

Not less than 17 people  been killed and several others injured after suspected herdsmen attacked fishermen in Ebete village, Agatu LGA of Benue State on Wednesday 21 February 2019.

According to report, the fishermen were going about to their business on the River Benue when the heavily armed herdsmen fall  on them, killing seventeen persons on the spot.
An eye witness said other fishermen escaped with machete cuts.

Confirming the incident, the member of House of Representatives representing Apa/Agatu constituency, Adamu Entonu, described the attack as barbaric, primitive and capable of endangering our nascent democracy.
Entonu strongly condemned the killings and urged security agencies to ensure that those responsible are apprehended and prosecuted according to the law of the land.

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