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Danger as Gunmen Overrun Makurdi, one dead(Details)


Information reaching the PoliticsNGR newsdesk reveals that the city of Markurdi in Benue state is currently in a state of Pandemonium as unknown Gunmen have taken over the area.

This development is arising barely 2 days after 73 locals murdered by Fulani Herdsmen were given a state burial. Eyewitness reports reveal that gunshots have been heard from the Wadata area of the state capital since 9 a.m this morning.

Although its unknown if the gunmen are Fulani herdsmen but reports indicate that one person has been confirmed dead while residents have run away for their dear lives.

It will be recalled that the governor of the state, Samuel Ortom recently met with a Senate delegation to marshal out strategies on how to quell the crisis.

President Buhari, last week ordered the Inspector general of police, Idris Kpotum to relocate to Benue with an aim of resolving the crisis.

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