- Gunmen have reportedly killed 4 Fulani Herdsmen following attacks on communities in Southern Kaduna
- The gunmen also destroyed houses and kidnapped two Fulani indigenes
- The police is yet to react to the killings
Four Fulani herdsmen were reportedly killed by unknown gunmen in Kajuru local government of Kaduna state.
The death of the four herdsmen was confirmed by the national secretary of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, Abdullahi Ibrahim on Saturday, July 15.
According to Ibrahim, the incident follows an abduction of two Fulani indigenes in the area, Channels TV reports.
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Ibrahim also disclosed that the gunmen attacked Tsonho Damishi community in Chikun local government area of the state where they destroyed houses.
He described the attacks as unwarranted and provoking as he called on security agencies to fish out the perpetrators.
Ibrahim also appealed to his members to remain calm.
The police is however yet to confirm the incident as at the time of filing this report.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that troops of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) have been deployed to Kaura, Zangon Kataf, Jema’a and Sanga local councils in Southern Kaduna in order to maintain peace in the region.
Lt. Col. Hassan Muhammad Bello who is the commander of the 4 Battalion in charge of the area disclosed this.
Watch this Legit.ng TV video of the devastation left behind by Fulani herdsmen in attacks on Southern Kaduna