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Another Massacre As 27 Killed In Fresh Communal Clashes In Plateau


From Agabus Pwanagba, Jos – In spite of the recent restriction of movement at night in seven Council areas of Plateau State, 27 persons have again been reportedly killed in two communities of Barkin Ladi Council area of the State.

Chairman of the Council, Mr. Emmanuel Loman, while confirming the incident disclosed that Fulani herdsmen without provocation, attacked Ninji village and shot seven people in the community.

After, he added that they stormed Ropp, a nearby village and killed 20 persons.

“As I speak to you now, (Thursday) I am at the mass burial of 27 people massacred by the Fulani and their mercenaries” said the Chairman.

Loman emphasized that the act perpetrated by Fulanis who live in the communities and aided by their mercenaries.

The LG boss indicated that the attackers wanted to make Barkin Ladi LGA another
Sambisa forest at all cost.

He therefore called on security operatives to be proactive as the situation is getting out of hand.

The Plateau State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abuh Emmanuel confirmed the incident, but claimed only six people were killed.



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