March 21, 2018

Nigerians React As Benue Govt Buries Attack Victims

13 January 2018, 03:16 | Winifred Adams

Late MKO Abiola

Late MKO Abiola

"Members of the Civilian JTF received weapons from the state governor Governor Ortom and his aides replenish ammunitions for these firearms whenever they are depleted "Members of the Civilian JTF had no prior training in the use of firearms but have been promised training by the state government".

"The law is what the Benue people want".

"I am telling Nigerians that my people can not continue to be cannon fodder for this country".

Further demanding for the arrest of the leader of Miyetti Allah Kautal Houre, Unongo added, "If the Federal Government can not stop or arrest those behind the killings; in two weeks, we shall raise an army of our own".

"Some of us, in 1966, fought the Nigerian civil war; Benue has contributed to the unity of this country". But we refuse to die.

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Leaders of Today Empowerment Initiative will like to offer our deepest and honest condolence to the Benue State Government and families who lost their loved ones in the recent violent clash involving herdsmen invading communities in Benue State which claimed lots of lives and the destruction of properties and farmlands.

The group maintained that Lalong was only speaking about the alternatives to open grazing.

He urged the federal government to arrest the leadership of the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore because they had made incisive statements against the state. Samson Okwu (PDP, Benue), has asked the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, to apologise to Nigerians for saying more people were killed during former President Goodluck Jonathan's administration.

According to him, the United Nations had received a report that over 20,000 refugees were already in camps and assured that the body would look into their plight.

Earlier, a cross-section of people who expressed their minds to the IGP over the killings in the state since new year said they were shock over the police boss comment as they demanded apology and wanted the federal government to do more in terms of stopping further violence against the rural dwellers. "This is the 47th time that Fulani people would attack the Benue people", he said.

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