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Governor Ishaku reveals why Fulani herdsmen are killing people

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has
claimed that Fulani herdsmen are killing
because they want a “drive for territorial
Ishaku stated this in a phone conversation
with The Nation.
Killer-herdsmen have extended their attacks
to Taraba State, killing 55 people in Lau
Local Government Area.
Since the attacks began last weekend, about
200 homes and huge piles of foodstuff were
destroyed. Many people are also reported
missing in the attacks.
25 bodies were recovered and given a mass
burial on Tuesday.
“Herdsmen are killing people in Lau,”
Governor Ishaku said.
“It is a drive for territorial control,” he said.
The Nigerian Army has already deployed
special forces in Taraba, Benue and
Nasarawa states , to curtail attacks from
suspected herdsmen.

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