No fewer than five persons have been killed and several others injured after gunmen suspected to be Fulani Herdsmen attacked Edumoga community in Okpokwu Council Area of Benue State.
Edumoga is the country home of former Senate President, Ameh Ebute.
The incident is coming few months after suspected herdsmen attacked Ogege community in the Okpale-Ingle ward in the same community.
A resident told DAILY POST that the invaders quickly vanished into thin air after the attack Thursday morning.
Reacting to the development, the coordinator of Idoma People of Nigeria, Josephine Akioyamen described the latest attack as unfortunate.
“How long shall this continue? We are not animals to be hunted and hacked down in our sleep by the cowardly ‘Sokugo-stricken Bororok,” she said.
The Benue State police PRO, Moses Yamu could not be reached for comment at the time of this report.