Saraki condemns renewed Benue Killings



    President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki condemns renewed Benue Killings
    President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki condemns renewed Benue Killings

    By Ifeanyi Nwoko

    The President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki had condemned Tuesday’s bloodbath of farmers in Logo and Guma Local Government areas of Benue state.

    The assault which was carried out on within the early hours of Tuesday, left about 20 useless and others injured.

    Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have killed scores of individuals in an early morning assault on two native authorities areas of Benue State.

    Daily Trust gathered that almost 50 individuals have died within the six villages of the affected native authorities areas of Logo and Guma within the wake of the invasion by the gunmen on Monday and Tuesday respectively.

    Governor Samuel Ortom, who spoke to newsmen shortly after an emergency state safety assembly in Makurdi stated that over 20 individuals had been killed in keeping with the reviews out there to him.

    The President of the Senate who took to his twitter deal with @BukolaSaraki to sentence the assault, stated that the perpetrators should be dropped at e book.

    He stated that the Senate will do all in its powers to make sure that the perpetrators had been caught and punished.

    “I be part of all Nigerians in grieving and praying for all which have been affected. Such actions don’t have any place in Nigeria. The perpetrators of this callous act should be caught and dropped at justice –the Senate will proceed to render all essential help to make sure that this occurs.

    “Tuesday’s heinous killings in Benue State that has left numerous households with out their family members was a reprehensible act of violence. As Nigerians, we should all stay united in our condemnation of all such violence.

    Meanwhile, reactions trailed the remark of the President of the Senate as many Nigerians expressed displeasure on the repeated condemnation.

    Many of those that replied to the tweet puzzled why the perpetrators of the heinous crime had not been arrested.
    Some stated that the senate ought to transcend condemnation and utilise its powers to make sure safety businesses arrested the state of affairs.

    A twitter person, Aniefiok Nduonofit stated that “It’s not sufficient to sentence these lethal assaults on harmless individuals. Fulani herdsmen usually are not above the regulation. It’s time to completely devolve energy to the states to impact neighborhood policing. That’s the one means out.

    Another person, Josiah Unyeazor referred to as on Saraki to somewhat proffer answer to the issue somewhat than all the time condemning the act.

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    However, others who additionally commented on the tweet, held temporary for the President of the Senate saying that he had visited victims of assaults including that he had additionally begun the method of reviewing the nationwide safety infrastructure.