Gunmen suspected to be Fulani bandits have killed two leaders of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) in Nasarawa State.
In a statement on Saturday, Police Public Relations Officer in Nasarawa, Ramham Nansel said the MACBAN Chairman in the state, Alhaji Mohammed Hussain, was murdered alongside the chairman of the association in Toto Local Government Area, Mohammed Umar.
Nensel said the two Miyetti Allah leaders were reportedly killed by the suspected bandits on Friday night in separate attacks.
“On 2/4/2021 at about 7pm, information was received that unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani bandits attacked and killed one Mohammed Hussaini, the Chairman, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Nasarawa State and Mohammed Umar, the Chairman, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Toto LGA at Garaku market.
“Upon receipt of the information, the Commissioner of Police, CP Bola Longe swiftly deployed Operation Puff Adder II personnel to the scene where the two corpses were recovered and taken to the hospital”
He said the corpses have been deposited at a mortuary for post mortem examination after being confirmed dead by a medical doctor,
Nensel added that the CP has assured the families of the deceased that the command will do everything possible to bring the culprits to book.
KanyiDaily had also reported how a 15-year-old Senior Secondary School student, Ayomide Adaranijo, was shot four times by unknown gunman in Ekiti State.