LIST: Names of 73 Benue indigenes killed in herdsmen attacks

LIST: Names of 73 Benue indigenes killed in herdsmen attacks

- Benue state is still in mourning following attacks on two local government areas by suspected herdsmen

- 73 people were killed in the attacks while dozens of people were injured and still in hospital

- The Benue state government has released the names of those killed in the brutal attacks

The Benue state government has released the names of those killed in the recent attacks on two local government areas by suspected herdsmen.

On January 1, Guma and Logo local governments came under siege from the rampaging herdsmen killing 73 people, while dozens of people were injured and still in hospital.

Among those killed was a 4-year old boy; Terkimbi, an eight-months old pregnant woman; Sarah and a 76-year old grand-father; Pa Lortimbir.

LIST: Names of 73 Benue indigenes killed in herdsmen attacks

Photos of some of the 73 Benue indigenes killed in the recent herdsmen attacks. Photo credit: Benue state government

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1. Mkohol Nyikombu

2. Iorlaha Gile

3. Abelem Victor Mbaiga

4. Mbachirin Achiterna

5. Elizabeth Iorpuu

6. Donatus Ene

7. Shikaan Sende

8. Augustine Alaka

9. Mbanyi Aondongu

10. Ioryina Nyajo

11. Ucho Mtomga

12. Moses Dimta

13. Priscilla Iantya

14. Akura Aperbeen

15. Oraya Solomon

16. Kwaghgba Tyohemba

17. Ngande Tsavbee

18. Julius Gwa

19. Emmanuel Attah

20. Fidelis Kond*m

21. Atindiga Kond*m

22. Hyenmoga Shakwe

23. Verlum Udogbo

24. Temimongu Tesnum

25. Jasper Agwei

26. Teryem Iordye

27. Aondana Shikaan

28. Nyoko Gile

29. Teryila Atta

30. Tersoo Tarkighir

31. Shiaondo Mvihi

32. Solomon Tertindi

33. Kwaaondo Pevegh

34. Esther Ukumbugh

35. Akaater Mzambe

36. Edward Alibo

37. Iyoryue Tsehemba

38. Zahemen Tsav Kuleve

39. Kwaghve Baki

40. Mwuese Aondolumun

41. Suughsa Kwaghve

42. Pinega Damtso

43. Lanem Shausu

44. Oryiman Iortim

45. Shaku Samuel

46. Amenger Angar

47. Chiangi Tyozoho

48. Mlahaga Tse

49. Vernimbe Toradi

50. Kwaghkiir Ukunde

51. Aondover Nor

52. Dooter Aondotsugh

53. Francis Shaku

54. Terhile Tyozoho

55. Saater Kwagh

56. Paul Adi

57. Iorpuu Ger

58. Shiaongo Mvihi

59. Apen Getim

60. Swende Uluhen

61. Iorver Toradi

62. Manasseh Veregh

63. Ukure Toradi

64. Suughsha Apen

65. Mchiave Mom

66. Yagba Shausugh

67. Gbenger Orakundu

68. Zuaga Shindan

69. Tatyough Tornger

70. Mnenge Agyabo

71. Ianna Igyenger

72. Pa Lortimbir

73. Terkimbi

Meanwhile, Governor Samuel Ortom has described the victims of the recent attack as fallen heroes of Benue state.

He also revealed that 73 people “does not even include those already buried in their communities.”

“Some of these gallant patriots who survived gun and machete attacks are receiving medical attention,” he added.

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Benue state holds memorial service for victims of suspected herdsmen attack- on Legit.ng TV

Source: Legit.ng

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