Herdsmen attack: Youths protest, vow to resist further killings in Nasarawa


By David Odama

LAFIA—Aggrieved youths in Nasarawa state under the aegis of Youths Mada Development Association, MDA, yesterday trooped into the streets to protest  the killing of 16 persons at Numa village of Akwanga, Nasarawa State by suspected herdsmen.


They warned against further attacks on the communities, declaring that further attacks by any group in whatever guise would be resisted

According to the   Youths who trekked  over five kilometers from   the Akwanga General Hospital to the Palace of the Paramount ruler, the Chun-Mada, Samson Gamu-Yare, displayed placards with inscriptions such as   “enough of the killings”,   “this is too much to bear”, ‘fish out the killers of these innocent people”, “we shall no longer tolerate this in our communities”, among others.

Addressing the protesters at the   Chun mada Palace, National President of the association,   Gyuni Umaru, said “We have tolerated the first, we will still tolerate this one,…

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