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Nine Killed In Renewed Agatu Killings

Enugu-woman-protestBenue State Governor, Mr Samuel Ortom, Tuesday, confirmed the killing of nine indigenous farmers in a renewed attack on Agatu communities by armed herdsmen who had been dislodged by security forces on Sunday evening.

The attack according to the govrnor lasted for over three hours, he added that apart from the lives that were lost, a number of Agatu villages were burnt to the ground.

Governor Ortom assured the people of Agatu that he is working with the Nasarawa State government to ensure that further  security threats between the two states were nipped in the bud.

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