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Police Urges Fulani Herdsmen, Benue Farmers To Embrace Peace


The Deputy Inspector General of Police Operation Mr Michael Zuokumor has called on Fulani herdsmen and farming communities engaged in fighting in Benue State to embrace peace and dialogue to resolve crises of interest.

Zuokumor made the call Saturday while reacting to an overnight attack by men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on communities in Adeke,Guma and Gwer west local Government which so far has led to the dead of over 40 people.

He however assured residents of Makurdi and other towns in the state of efforts by the state police command to return peace and normalcy to the affected areas.

He disclosed that the force had mobilised and chased out the bandits causing trouble in the areas while assuring that the police will do everything possible to ensure that residents will live in peace in their settlement.


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