Oche Agatu Raises Alarm Over Killings of 11 Persons, As Fresh Attacks Hit Communities
His Royal Highness the Oche Agatu, Alh.Ahmed Kwanaki Guto has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari and governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura to as a matter of urgency come to the rescue of his Chiefdom by deploying Military to the ongoing war between Agatu and Fulani herders in Nasarawa Local Government of Nasarawa State.
The Paramount ruler hinted this in an interview with selected Journalists shortly after a meeting with the State Commissioner of Police at the Command headquarters.
The traditional ruler affirmed that killings, maiming and burning of houses in Aisa took place on Monday.
He further said the herders invaded Oguma and Aza, saying Communities in Loko Development Area under siege as several people were killed by their Fulani herders.
According to Kwanaki , he said 11 persons were killed at different points.in his Chiefdom causing unrest to others.
“He listed the names of people killed to include Yakubu Saleh, Danladi Akanpele from Bakono-Kwanbe, Saleh Ozala, Danladi JoJo, Abdullahi Adanu, Saleh Adanu, Shehu Sabo and amongst others.
The executive Chairman of Nasarawa Local Government Hon. Mohammed Otto when contacted on the telephone said is aware of the attacks in Oguma and Aza.