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Go home and defend yourselves with stones, Ortom tells IDPs (Punch)

Go home and defend yourselves with stones, Ortom tells IDPs (Punch)

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday, told the Internally Displaced Persons, who were displaced due to Fulani herdsmen attacks,  to go back home and use stones to defend themselves.

This, he said, was because he was tired of keeping IDPs in Camps.

Ortom explained that killings in the state had become one too many to such an extent that people were running from their homes.

The governor said this during his visit to  the displaced persons who were forced to flee their homes after armed herdsmen attacked Naka, Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue State.

Ortom stated that the killings were becoming uncontrollable and charged them to embrace self-defence. Read more

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