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Fear Grips Benue Residents As Fulani Herdsmen Write Communities, Ask Them To Vacate Homes Or Face Attack

Fear Grips Benue Residents As Fulani Herdsmen Write Communities, Ask Them To Vacate Homes Or Face Attack

Information reaching Naija News House says that Fear Grips Benue Residents As Fulani Herdsmen Write Communities, Ask Them To Vacate Homes Or Face Attack

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have sent threat messages to residents in some communities in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State to vacate their ancestral homes or face serious attack.

Some of the communities, Tse Ahentse, Iye and Udei, were attacked on Tuesday and Thursday leading to the death of 13 persons.

It was learnt that the gunmen on Wednesday sent mercenaries and issued a threat to people living in Torkula Village in the same Guma LGA to vacate the community or face the consequences.

Fear Grips Benue Residents

Torkula is the ancestral home of the late paramount ruler of Tiv nation, HRM Alfred Akawe Torkula.

Nathaniel Ikyur, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Samuel Ortom, confirmed the threat in a statement while reacting to Thursday’s attack.

Eyewitness account said the Fulani terrorists who had earlier issued a threat to the Tse Torkula community, asking them to leave the village or face dire consequences, came on motorcycles and without any herd of cattle,” the governor’s spokesperson said.

“Torkula is the ancestral home of the late Tor Tiv IV, HRM Alfred Akawe Torkula,” he added.

Fear Grips Benue Residents

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