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Suspected herdsmen kill Tiv farmers in Nasarawa

Tension is brewing in Kardoroko, Keana local government area of Nasarawa as suspected herdsmen gunned down two Tiv farmers.

Their corpses were found with gun bullets and machete cuts on Thursday by a search party after they didn’t return home from the farm on Wednesday.

Nasarawa Police Command confirmed the killing, triggering tension in the area.

Police Public Relations Officer ASP Ramhan Nansel told The Nation combined security operatives had been deployed to Kadarko and environs to forestall any further attack or reprisal.

A Tiv Community leader, Mr. Titus Chahur, alleged the victims were attacked by suspected herdsmen in Icenyam village of Kadarko Chiefdom.

He called on the State Government to take urgent actions to stop the incessant killings in the area.

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