Pandemonium as gunmen takeover Makurdi, 1 feared dead

Information reaching us from Makurdi, the Benue State capital says gunmen have taken grip of the mourning state right now as the area is under intense attack.

This is coming barely 48 hours after the bodies of 73 locals slain by Fulani herdsmen were given mass burial at the state capital.

Though our source did not disclose whether Fulani herdsmen were responsible, but it was gathered that at least one life has been lost in the sporadic shooting while many scamper for their lives.

“Even the popular Wadata market has been closed down as market women scamper for their lives”, the source said.

Our Correspondent could not establish valid communication with the Spokesman of the Nigerian Police in Benue Command due to epileptic reception of network.

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Post Author: Abdulazeez

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