No fewer than three persons including a woman were killed by suspected Fulani herders at Tse Ikyem in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State.
Locals said that the herders invaded the community around 4 pm on Saturday, October 29, 2022, killing the three and injuring several others.
A community leader, Joseph Anawah, who confirmed the attack, gave the names of the deceased as Mr Solomon Ukoom, Mrs Eunice Torkwase Joe Kpei and Mr Mfeseer Iorbume.
“On 29th October 2022 at about 4:00 pm armed herdsmen attacked and murdered Mr Solomon Ukoom, Mrs Eunice Torkwase Joe Kpei and Mr Mfeseer Iorbume,” he said.
“Many were wounded.The victims are from Ukemberagya Gaambetiev Logo LGA Benue state. The attack was carried out at Tse Ikyem around Anawah settlement, the same spot where two people were murdered on Sunday 23rd October, 2022.”
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Catherine Anene, confirmed the incident on Sunday.
“Incident confirmed please.” she said in a terse SMS sent to the Nigerian Tribune.