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Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Kill Catechist, 2 Others In Nasarawa (Graphic Photos)

Victims of Fulani herdsmen attack

Victims of Fulani herdsmen attack


A catechist has been killed alongside two others by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Giza chiefdom, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa state.


The catechist has been identified as Sydney Shirsha.


It was gathered that suspected gunmen, who were armed with sophisticated weapons, stormed Amudu, a Tiv village in Giza Development Area, at midnight on Saturday, May 15.


According to reports, several others sustained various degrees of gunshot injury during the attack. Hundreds of locals had fled the area following the attack. The president of the Tiv Development Association (TIDA) in Nasarawa State, Comrade Peter Ahemba, who confirmed the incident, lamented constant attacks on his people.


Sharing news of the attack on Facebook, Tarkunde Vitalis wrote;

“With pains in my heart,I announce the death of catechist Shirsha Sidneys. He was murdered in his house -Tse- Amudu Keana LGA Nasarawa state by SUSPECTED Fulani herdsmen along one other person with many others injured.

May God grant him eternal rest.



Cate. Tarkunde Vitalis , President Lafia diocesan catechist association.”


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