BENUE STATE GOVERNOR INSISTS THE PRESIDENT DO THE NEEDFUL CONCERNING KILLINGS IN THE STATE – Naija Whistle

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BENUE STATE GOVERNOR INSISTS THE PRESIDENT DO THE NEEDFUL CONCERNING KILLINGS IN THE STATE

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Governor Samuel Ortom  of benue state met with the president yesterday at the presidential villa, Abuja,asking and insisting that the president do the needful in arresting and prosecuting the leadership of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore for Genocide. 71 persons and even more were killed on new year day in some communities in the state and he also rejected the president proposal of establishing colonies for cattle herders in the state

He stated that actions have been taken as directed by the president on the issue and that the movement of the DIG, the movement of the IG now to relocate to Benue State to ensure that this challenge is surmounted and also additional personnel of DSS and Police have been deployed and even the Army. We have additional personnel on ground now.

Thanksgiving and a Mass Burial is to be conducted tomorrow. Meanwhile, the state has shut down all working activities in honour of those killed.

 

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