Herdsmen kill 20 Benue natives, Gov. Ortom confirms
Fulani herdsmen have killed no fewer than 20 people in Benue state, Daily Sun reports.
Reports says the attack occurred at Logo and Guma local government areas of the middle-belt state
Governor Ortom confirmed the casualties on Tuesday, January 2.
Daily Sun reports that the state governor Samuel Ortom confirmed the attacks in some communities in Logo and Guma local government areas of Benue on Tuesday, January 2.
The casualty figures were confirmed from hospitals were the victims were rushed to after the attack.
The attack comes just about a week after Governor Ortom announced increased security presence in the middle-belt state.