New report confirms that nine persons have been killed by unknown gunmen in Tse Ujoh community in Benue State today.
The state governor, Samuel Ortom confirming the sad incident described it as unacceptable.
Speaking through his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase,
”Governor Ortom reassured the people of the state that his administration will not allow armed militia to continue to terrorize communities. He encouraged anyone with information that can lead to the apprehension of the gang members to contact the police, Department of State Service or the military,” the governor said
Also reacting to the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Moses Yamu, said police officers have been drafted to the area to forestall any further attacks.
“We got information that some militia suspected to be of Shitile attacked Tse Ujoh village of Ikyurav-Tiev council ward where nine people were killed” Yamu said