The Benue State Safety Council on Monday referred to as on Benue individuals to chorus from making inflammatory feedback, in order to not worsen the state of affairs within the state.
The council made the decision after a gathering on the current assault in Konshisha Native Authorities Space of the state which claimed the lives of residents and that of military officers.
DAILY POST recollects that about twelve troopers have been reportedly killed by a neighborhood militia, the officers have been buried on the navy cemetery in Wurukum Markurdi.
Governor Samuel Ortom who briefed journalists after the assembly stated the federal government and safety companies needs to be allowed to deal with the state of affairs.
He stated the assembly had condemned in very robust phrases the killing of troopers by militia members in Konshisha, noting that conventional rulers and different stakeholders should be certain that weapons seized by the militia have been returned unconditionally.
The Governor stated the Council despatched condolences to President Muhammadu Buhari, the Chief of Military Workers and households of the slain troopers, stressing that six individuals have been additionally confirmed lifeless within the navy search operation that adopted the killing of troopers.
Whereas noting that those that killed the troopers have to be arrested and prosecuted, the Council resolved that to finish the land dispute, there have to be boundary demarcation between Okpute and Bonta communities of Oju and Konshisha respectively as quickly as potential.
He stated Council appreciated the navy for accepting the plea of the State Authorities to not additional escalate the destruction of lives and property of harmless residents within the affected communities of Konshisha.
The assembly equally appreciated conventional rulers and different stakeholders for guaranteeing that a few of the arms have been returned and urged them to do extra for the restoration of all of the seized weapons.
The Governor whereas answering questions from journalists stated the State Emergency Administration Company had already been directed to look into the plight of the displaced individuals to supply them succour.
Konshisha killings: Benue govt warns in opposition to inflammatory statements
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