Wednesday, 27 August 2014

40 People Killed In Nasarawa State

   At least 40 people were reportedly killed in another fresh fight between the Alago and Eggon people at Tudun Adabu area of Obi local government with over 50 houses burnt down in the Nasarawa state.
Source revealed that the state capital showed that the fight took a different dimension Wednesday as it took its toll on Alago extraction and Eggon nationality in the trouble area in the state.
According to eye witness account who was at the scene of the event said that fight was initially between Eggon and Fulani herdsmen in Assakio, headquarters of Lafia East development area of the state but latter escalated to Tudun Adabu in Obi local government on Wednesday, leaving scores dead thousands of  people homeless.

It was also gathered that all the inhabitants of Assakio, Tudun Adabu and Dedere have deserted their homes as a result of the crisis in the areas. Victims of the troubled areas were seen moving their children and properties to Lafia town.
The crisis which started in Nasarawa Eggon has soon escalated to Wamba. Akwanga and obi local governments in the state leaving thousands homeless.
The governor,Tanko Al-makura has visited Wamba, Akwanga and Nasarawa Eggon local government’s  yesterday to ascertain the level of destruction, also donated relief materials to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) ,affected by the crisis.

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