Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has expressed the hope that President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to Benue State would contribute to permanently solving the security challenges in the state.
Ex-president, Olusegun Obasanjo has visited the gravesite of 73 people killed by Fulani herdsmen in Benue state.
The President had directed the IGP to relocate temporarily to Benue State following public outcry that greeted the murder of over 70 persons by suspected herdsmen in January. "I am genuinely anxious about the attacks in Benue and we are doing everything to end them", he said.
Buhari met with the herdsmen association Miyetti Allah, and appealed with the people in the state to apply restraint. He, however, noted that a collective effort is required to maintain peace and security.
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"What I did was to call him and give him the directive".
He said 60 percent of the IDPs were sadly children who ordinarily should have been in school.
He stated further that the burial will now take place next week Thursday.
Akputu appealed to the president to compensate and rebuild the homes of the displaced farmers to enable them go back to farming, now that the rain is approaching.
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Benue State has been at the centre of the Fulani Herdsmen crisis, recording more than 120 deaths in 2018 alone. "People would believe me, but I will be disloyal if I do that".
Responding, representative of the chairman of the Presidential Committee on Flood and Rehabilitation, Mr John Owoicho, commended the state government for effectively managing disasters, as he disclosed that by the Committee's rating, Benue was leading in that direction.
Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Terhemen Kyange, called on President Buhari to intervene in the reconstruction of federal roads cutting across the state that are in bad sharp.
While he commiserated with the people over the killings, he described the attacks and bloodshed as unfortunate.
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Although the IGP visited Benue after the President's directive, the state government accused him of spending only one day in the state and then proceeding to Nasarawa State and spending several days there.
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