Nov 12, 2017 – Fulani Herdsman With 22 Children Commits Suicide By Jumping Into River Benue After 200 Of 500 Cows Died Of Hunger After Benue State Introduces Anti-Open Grazing Bill
A Fulani cattle rearer has ended his own life after losing 200 out of his 500 cows.
The deceased identified as Abdulkadire Mohammed, a 56-year-old father of 22 children reportedly ended his own life yesterday after he jumped into River Benue in Logo LGA of the state out of frustration.
Benue Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria Chairman, Garus Gololo who confirmed the suicide said the man took the evil step because of Benue Anti open grazing law banning herdsmen from taking their cows to feed on farmlands.
Here is what Gololo said about Abdulkadire’s death: