Again Herdsmen Attack Ado LGA In Benue, Kill Over 30 Igbo Speaking Indigenes (Video)




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At least 30 speaking indigenes of Benue have been slaughtered by suspected Fulani on Sunday.

According to DailyPost, attack took place in Ado Local Area of Benue .

James Oche, Local Area , confirmed this in a Facebook post on Monday, sharing videos and photos of incident.

The suspected were said to have attacked Ndigwe, Ataloga, Odokem, Ekile, Nduobasi, Ekpufu, Obakota and other nearby villages in the LGA.

He called on the people of the area to defend themselves, adding the era of arms folding is over.

The LGA boss wrote, “Yesterday, fewer than 30 speaking indigenes of Ado Local lost their lives to attacks by Fulani and their mercenaries on Ndigwe, Ataloga, Odokem, Ekile, Nduobasi, Ekpufu, Obakota and other nearby villages.

“We have a situation of nearly 5000 internally displaced in addition to the destruction occasioned by the assailants. It took the concerted efforts of Whirlstroke after we informed them, to repel the attacks.

“The era of lip and arms folding is over. The people of Ado must rise up to the occasion in self-defence. In whatever way possible, people must be empowered to defend themselves. Enough of the killings, we are not cowards.”