Benue Killings: Names Of People Killed By Fulani Herdsmen Revealed (Full List)

The full names of the victims of the Fulani herdsmen attack in Benue State, north-central Nigeria has emerged.

ALEDEH recalls that herdsmen had attacked communities in Guma and Logo local government areas of the state between Monday, January 1 and Tuesday, January 2, killing not less than twenty (20) people, including nine livestock guards.

Giving reasons for the attack in an interview with BBC Pidgin, a leader of Miyetti Allah cattle breeders in the state, Garus Gololo said the herdsmen were only defending themselves from thieves, adding that over 1000 cows were stolen at Nengere, a community in the state when the herdsmen were moving out of Benue to Taraba state.

Reacting to the development in an interview with Vanguard Governor Ortom said the Nigerian government has abandoned his people in a period Fulani herdsmen have continued to carry out the persistent killing of innocent women and children in the state.

The Benue governor said some people around the president have been deliberately frustrating the attempt by the state government to present the true picture of what is happening in the state for selfish reasons.

However, few days after Governor Otrom said the Federal Government had abandoned his people in this trying period, he met the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

On Thursday, January 11, the victims of the attack were given a mass burial in Makurdi, the Benue State capital amid tears and lamentations.

The full names of victims attacked by the Fulani herdsmen in Logo and Guma LGAs of the state has been obtained by DAILY POST, a Nigerian online news platform.

Victims of Fulani herdsmen attack in Benue given mass burial, Thursday, January 11. Photo credit: DAILY POST.

Below are the full names of the victims:………………..

Victims of the attack in Guma

Mkoho Nyikombu
Iolaha Gile
Abelem Victor
Mbachirim Achitema
Elizabeth Iorpuu
Donatus Ene
Shikaan Sende
Augustine Alaka
Francis Mbanyu
Ioryina Nyajo
Uche Afred
Moses Dimta
Priscilla Iantya
Oraya Solomon
Akura Apebeen
Kwahgba Tyohemba
Iover Jam
Mannaseh Vereg
Ukure Toradi
Suughsha Apen
Zuaga Shidan
Gbenger Orakundu
Yagba Shausugh
Mchiave Mom
Tatyough Tornger
Mnenge Agyabo
Ianna Igyenger
Shaku Samuel
Amenger Angar
Chaingi Tyozoho
Abraham Tse
Dooter Aondotsugh
Aondover Not
Evang. Kwaghkiir Ukunde
Jam Toradi
Francis Shaku
Tehile Tyozoho
Saater Kwgh
Paul Adi
Iorpuu Ger
Shianongo Mvihi
Apen Getim
Swende Uluhen
Kwaaondo Pevvegh
Esther Ukumbugh
Akaater Mzambe
Efwad Alibo

Victims of attacks in Logo LGA

Iyoryue Tsehemba
Tav Kuluve
Kwaghve Baki
Suugsha Kwaghve
Pinga Damtso
Lanem Shausu
Oryiman Iortim
Ngande Tsavbee
Jilius Giwa
Emmanuel Attah
Fidelis Kondum
Atindiga Kodum
Hyenoga Shakwe
Verlumun Udogbo
Teminongu Tsenum.

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