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Just In: Herdsmen attack Benue, many declared missing

Many persons have been declared missing and several persons injured on Friday after suspected herdsmen blocked the ever-busy Daudu-Gbajimba road, along the Makurdi-Lafia road.

The incident happened between Tokpande and Umenger village.

It was gathered that the heavily armed herdsmen inflicted severe machete cuts on over 10 persons.

At the moment, sources cannot ascertain if there were casualties but several persons have been declared missing, including one Mr. Peter Achiaga.

Confirming the incident, the Special Assistant to Governor Samuel Ortom on Media and ICT, James Gbudu said the whereabouts of Mr. Achiaga and others still remain unknown.

Details later…

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