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Fulani Militants Arrested At Benue Governor Ortom’s Fish Farm After They Opened Fire On Troops

fulani herdsmen arrested governor ortom fish farm

Feb 8, 2018 – Fulani Herdsmen Arrested At Governor Samuel Ortom’s Fish Farm After They Opened Fire On Troops

The men of 707 Special Forces Brigade, Nigerian Army, on a routine patrol along Gbajimba – Iyiodeh road in Guma LGA of Benue State have arrested two Fulani militias.

According to a statement signed by the Assitant Diector Army Public Relations,707 Special Forces Brigade Nigeria Arny makurd,Major Olabisi Ayeni, stated that suspects were planning a dangerous mission.

The troops sighted the militias while on their daily patrol.

According to Major Ayeni the militia were suspected to be converging near Governor Ortom’s fish farm for possible attack. They were about to approach innocent citizens for questioning when they opened fire on sighting the troops who later engaged them.

He said violent herdsmen who also fought back was at the same time trying to withdraw.

The Special Forces Operators intensified their pursuit and succeeded in arresting two of them while others fled in disarray. The herdsmen had since been handed over to the police.



  1. iron bar

    February 8, 2018 at 5:42 PM

    Army spokes person just confirmed how deadly the herdsmen are but clueless dullard in aso rock will never address this genoicide going on.even the aboki inspector gen insulted benue governor over the menance and yet to apologize as mandated by nationakl assembly.fulanis grand conspiracy must be resisted.

  2. Mon

    February 9, 2018 at 5:42 AM

    If this news is true,may i ask what happened to their cows? where they arrested with them or what?

    They will be arresting innocent citizen while allowing the terrorist to escape.

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