6 People Were Killed And 4 Injured By Suspected Nasarawa Herdsmen
Fabenmedia reports that Gun men suspected to be herdsmen, killed four women and two men at Tse-Jimin village, Aloshi Kingdom of Keana local government area of Nasarawa state.
The incident which happened at about 9:45 pm left four other persons with various degrees of injuries, according to an eye witness account.
Eye witnessed accounts named those killed as Blessing Oliver, Bartholomew Yahaya, Mnena Gideon, Ityokugh Yakubu, Timothy Aye, and Ababi Tsavbee.
Ahemba said if not for the prompt intervention of the security agents in Keana LG and the traditional rulers, the number of casualties would have been more than the number recorded.
The Tiv and Fulani leaders in the area are being summoned to a meeting by the traditional ruler of Aloshi to find lasting solution to the incessant killings.
The government of Nasarawa State is hereby being called to strengthen the security apparatus, to secure the lives and properties of the citizenry including the Tiv people of Nasarawa State.
“This attack is unprovoked, there was nothing to warrant the attack on our people. So, I’m appealing to the governnent of Nasarawa and federal government to come to the aid of the affected people in the area”.
“We are being annihilated, they are chasing us away from Nasarawa State for what we don’t know. We are very peaceful people and committed to promoting peace among the diverse nationalities of Nasarawa State”.
All this was Ahemba’s words.
Meanwhile, all efforts to reach the Police Public Relations Officer of the Police Command, has been proved abortive as
his telephone lines were not available at the time of filing this report.