SUSWAM; CAUSE OF FULANI HERDSMEN ATTACKS

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Fulani herdsmen allege that the governor of Benue state alongside governors of Plateau and Taraba states are destabilizing peace in the middle belt by declaring them unwanted in the state. The vice chairman of Miyetti Allah cattle Breeders, Association said this has resulted in the deaths of over 134 of their members and 11 thousand heads of cattle.

He said the killings were carried out by the Tiv people in Benue and the Berom people in Plateau state. He said both the police and government knew what was happening but decided to keep quiet about it and this was shocking. He then pleaded with the government to do all necessary to end the spate of killings once and for all. Is the government truly complicit?

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