A farmer Mr. Ioryem Makondo in Che Agbe Mbayer/Yandev area of Benue State was yesterday morning brutally killed by suspected herdsmen while he was on his farm. Guma is the hometown of the state governor, Samuel Ortom.
It was learnt that his relations have brought the body of the deceased to Udei village for interment.
Confirming the invasion, Anthony Shawon, Chairman, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State said the case has been reported to the army stationed in Udei.
According to Shawon, “In Nzorov council ward, the herders were found grazing in Tom Anyiin village, farmers that went for harvest had their food taken away by hungry fulani herdsmen.
“In a related development the locals in company of whirl strike have embarked on rehabilitation of bush roads in the eight council wards to enable the army embark on serious patrol before my people will return home.
“The army must move to the border to boost confidence in the returnees.”
He decried the incessant spate of attacks on innocent farmers, going about their daily activities to feed the nation and urged the Government to be decisive in their action to curb this holocaust.