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Insecurity: Gunmen have taken over my constituency – Benue lawmaker cries out

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Member representing Makurdi North Constituency within the Benue State Home of Meeting Hon. Terfa Kudi, has mentioned his constituents are at the moment ravenous, due to rising insecurity within the state.

Kudi made this disclosure on Wednesday, whereas interacting with journalists on the sidelines of the two-day zonal public listening to on structure assessment, holding in Jos, the Plateau State capital.

The lawmaker mentioned that 70 per cent of the constituents who’re predominantly farmers, have been sacked from their ancestral properties and can’t go to the farms.

He mentioned that folks should not have meals the place they’re taking refuge, in Internally Displaced Individuals (IDPs) camps and homes of relations in Makurdi city.

The lawmaker expressed fears that if severe safety measures weren’t taken to curtail the assaults, folks could also be attacked even in Makurdi city.

“The assailants are virtually taking up all the Makurdi city since they will efficiently assault communities on the outskirts of Makurdi. Authorities is doing its half, however extra efforts have to be deployed.

“As I communicate to you, the attackers have sacked all the 4 council wards that make up Makurdi North,” he mentioned.

The lawmaker referred to as on the federal and Benue State Governments, to guard his constituents from the invaders.

He sympathised with the affected households, whose members have been killed and different valuables destroyed due to the assaults.

In line with him, the overwhelming safety scenario is having a detrimental impression on colleges.

Kudi identified the educational actions of Federal College of Agriculture, Makurdi have been affected, as its host communities have come below severe assaults in the previous few days.

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