By Fredrick Okopie
ABUJA—THE immediate past Acting National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and former Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has condoled with the State Governors of Benue, Rivers and Taraba over the recent killings.
Senator Makarfi extended his condolences through his media aide, said the federal government needs to collaborate with the affected state governors to secure lasting peace. “I condole with the governors and people of Benue, Rivers and Taraba States over the unnecessary and avoidable loss of lives and property. I urge the Federal Government to work hand in hand with the respective States to apprehend and prosecute the culprits, as well as restore normalcy and security to the affected states. All well meaning Nigerians should help in securing every nook and cranny of our country,” Makarfi said.
It will be recall that Fulani herdsmen invaded Guma and Logo Local Governments and attacked Tomater village in Sengev Council Ward, Akor village in Nzorov Council Ward and Bakin Kwata village in Umanger Council Ward on New Year’s day in Benue State. They further extended the killings to Taraba State two days later. Rivers State citizens were also caught unawares in the dead of the night on New Year’s eve.