Herdsmen Crisis In Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned latest bandit attacks in Gandi district of Rabah local government council in Sokoto state, which reportedly claimed 30 people lives. He said his administration would secure people lives.
Villagers in Pakudi, a village near Obada-Oko in the Obafemi-Owode local government area of Ogun state have deserted their homes due to fear of reprisal attack by herdsmen after the murder of one of their colleagues by a farmer.
The International Rescue Committee’s emergency response has ranked Nigeria among ten countries in the world likely to be deluged by the humanitarian catastrophe in 2019. The international committee puts Nigeria on eighth position.
Suspected herdsmen have reportedly killed two farmers at Iorza village in Gaambetiev, Logo local government area in Benue northeast senatorial district. It was reported that the victims included a fish farmer, Henry Zozo.
Herdsmen in Benue reportedly destroyed over 50 public schools in the state in 2018, the chairman of Benue State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr Philip Tachin says. He said over 20,000 pupils were also forced out of school.
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