Benue killings: We demand prosecution of leaders of Miyetti Allah —Gov Ortom

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Governor Samuel Ortom few days ago led a high powered delegation from Benue state to  brief President Muhammadu Buhari on the killings in the state by suspected herdsmen. In this interview he spoke on the demands put forward to the President and other issues.    Excerpts:

Why did you lead a delegation to Aso Rock to see the President few days ago?

Actually, since the crisis started I had correspondence with the president on the killings in Benue state which was to be followed by a visit to him. The leaders in the state then decided that instead of me going alone, it should be a delegation of Benue leaders to the President.  We actually appreciated him for intervening to ensure that the killings were checked with the deployment of more security personnel to the state. He promised to give us security to ensure the protection of lives and property and check further killings in the…



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