Fulani Herdsmen Kill 7 IDPs, Tiv Farmers Who Returned To Villages To Get Foodstuff
Suspected Fulani herdsmen have, again, unleashed terror on Tiv farmers at Ihuman village in Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
They killed seven Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
The assailants were said to have attacked, about 5 pm, on Tuesday, shooting sporadically at helpless villagers, who had sneaked to their deserted village to pick foodstuff after the last attack.
It was gathered that the victims, who were taking refuge at Kange, went to get foodstuff from their homes when the attackers emerged from the bush and opened fire on them.
A resident, Mr. Philip Dodo, who escaped, said three of his relatives were still missing. President of the Tiv Youth Organisation Comrade Peter Ahemba, who confirmed the incident, said it was unfortunate that a particular ethnic nationality could be targeted for extermination without hindrance.
He said the matter had been reported to the appropriate authorities.
“For us the indigenous Tiv people of Nasarawa state, we have no any other place to run to; that is why we continuously count on Governor Tanko Al-Makura for a solution to this unfortunate development.
“We appreciate efforts by the government and other stakeholders towards bringing lasting peace to our communities, but we can only stop crying to the authorities when a solution is finally found.”
April 26, 2018 at 11:04 AM
A particular ethnic nationality targeted by another particular ethnic nationality
April 26, 2018 at 5:27 PM
Evidently they are not Fulani herdsmen. These killers are terrorists and they should be treated like one. At the end of this matter, should some of them get caught, some people will term it as political witch-hunt just as in Dino case.