Gunmen reportedly kill 4 in Benue community

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on Wednesday allegedly ambushed and killed four persons Ulevkyaa village of Guma local Government area Benue State.

Guma local Government is the country home of Governor and had been under herdsmen since January, 2018.

Narrating how the unfortunate incident happened, Media Aide to Ortom, Hon.James Igbudu told The Nation he was travelling to the village company of colleagues when suspected herdsmen laid ambushed and shot at their vehicles.

Igbudu, who has declared intention to contest Makurdi/Guma House of Representatives seat, said they opened fire at Ulevikyaa village but escaped unhurt.

“As my driver manoeuvred to escape the herdsmen , they opened fire on another vehicle ,a Toyota Picnic, and killed a 3 month- baby who was shot the chest,” he claimed.

He said a by name Terver from Uvir with was also shot and killed while another called Solomon Kumaiin was butchered at the same spot.

Those killed according to Igbudu were were taken the mortuary in Daudu while who sustained injuries were taken to the hospital for treatment.

Police spokesperson could be reached for confirmation as his phone was switched as at press time.