Governor Ortom Denies Claims Of Killing In Benue State


13 Jul 2016

Governor Ortom Denies Claims Of Killing In Benue State

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Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom has denied reports that 81 people were killed in communities in the state on Saturday. Governor Ortom made the remarks while paying a visit to the Minister of interior,  Lt Gen (rtd), Abdulrahman Damabazau.

He went ahead to call the reports of the killings in the media rumors and called on news agencies to stop spreading the rumors.

President Buhari has come under criticism for his silence over the incessant violence unleashed on Benue communities by Fulani herdsmen.

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News Source: InformationNigeria, 9jaTales

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