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Senate exposes those behind Agatu massacre

10 March 2016, 17:38

Abuja - The Nigerian Senate, on Wednesday revealed those behind the brutal killings in Agatu communities of Benue State.

The Senate said the killings were committed by overpowered  Boko Haram insurgents, not Fulani herdsmen as earlier claimed.

Also read: Fulani leader blames Agatu people for crisis

This revelation was part of the Senate’s resolutions that accompanied a motion moved by Emmanuel Bwacha (PDP-Taraba State) on the need to urgently flush out Boko Haram insurgents reassembling in Taraba State.

Most of the senators who spoke on the motion said the Boko Haram insurgents were mixing with herdsmen to cause trouble.

The senators noted that thee is a change of tactics by the insurgents, who now parade as herdsmen to make it difficult for the public to identify them

- News 24


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