In what may be appear as turning against some of their own, gunmen, believed to be Fulani bandits have killed the chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association in Nasarawa State, Mohammed Hussain, at Garaku Market Area of Kokona Local Government Area of the state.
Also killed by the suspected Fulani bandits is the Chairman of Miyetti in Toto Local Government Area also on Nasarawa, Mohammed Umar.
The Police Public Relation Officer, Nasarawa State Command, ASP Ramhan Nansel, confirmed the attack on Saturday, adding the incident occurred at exactly 8pm on Friday night.
He said: “On 2/4/2021 at about 1930hrs, information was received that unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani bandits attacked and killed one Mohammed Hussaini, the Chairman, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Nasarawa State and Mohammed Umar, the Chairman, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Toto LGA at Garaku market.”
Namsel added that the Command upon receipt of the information, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Bola Longe immediately deployed Operation Puff Adder II personnel to the scene where the two corpses were recovered and deposited at Anthony Memorial Mortuary Hospital, Garaku Area of Kokona Local Government Area of the state.
“The corpses were deposited at Anthony memorial Mortuary for post mortem examination after being confirmed dead by a medical doctor”, the state police spokesman said.