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Tension as Nasarawa Community fear Reprisal attacks from Fulani Herdsmen

by on January 30, 2018
 

Fear has gripped residents of Nasarawa State over the alleged killing of 73 cows of gunmen who attacked Kadarko village.

Both residents and security agencies are yet to have a clue on the perpetrators of the crime.

The attack was well-coordinated by the gunmen who invaded the community in their hundreds.

Meanwhile, the leadership of the Miyetti Allah has called for calm as security operatives have promised to fish out the criminals.

The Chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Nasarawa State chapter, Muhammed Hussaini, said that the gunmen attacked the village located between Benue and Nasarawa in the early hours of Sunday, shooting sporadically to scare away the residents.

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He alleged that the gunmen killed 73 cows, wounded several others and rustled over 200 of them before returning to Benue State.

MACBAN called on the affected herders to remain calm as the government and security operatives track down the perpetrators.

The state command Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Idrisu Kennedy, confirmed the incident

Kennedy said that no life was lost, but four of the six people declared missing had been found alive while two Fulani herders were still missing.

 

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  • BABANGIDA "DREAM CHASER"
    January 30, 2018 at 11:42 pm

    Comment…Rational people shud plz luk into dis issue very well pls cuz derz notin like fulani herdsmen at oll, dis is just a politics..d government of taraba and benue state are d two pivotal heartless miscreant dat reach consensus of creating such issue so dat dey will blackmail n run nigeria into anarchy dat nigerian masses wil say after all mr president is a fulani man. So dat nigerians wil blame baba buhari…no matter wat d fuck dey wil do buhari automatic 2019 wlh nd nobody can stop him.unstopable untouchable unbeatable

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  • BABANGIDA "DREAM CHASER"
    January 31, 2018 at 12:01 am

    Comment…And plz dis is a warning 2 CAN members and their president bcuz CAN are making hate speech dat will create civil war 2… Plz we cannot tolerate war in buharis gov’t..CAN were ah u last administration when boko haram massacre several hundreds of lives in the northeastern nigeria. Is’t bcuz northerners don’t have mouth or dey don’t go to schl 2 make utterances anyhow abt dat koh… So plz maintain peace and order plz we don’t want any terrorist act or speech…don’t make full of the government in sewing army dresses and giving terrorist and gangsters sophisticated weapons….fact findings

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