Suspected Fulani herdsmen slaughter a pregnant woman, behead man and his son in Plateau state.
A 46-year-old man Thomas Wollo was killed and beheaded together with his 7-year-old son Nggwe Thomas on Sunday night by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Tafigana village of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The killing of Wollo and his son close to their home in Tafigana village, Bassa LGA, while they were returning from a choir practice at about 8.50pm on Sunday, has caused tension in the area.
Publicity Secretary of Miango Youth Development Association, Zongo Lawrence who confirmed the Tafigana village killing, also said the hoodlums went to a nearby village in Hukke and destroyed farm produce worth millions of naira.
“We have been experiencing daily attacks by Fulani herdsmen in our communities, most especially on Sundays and Thursdays during worship days or market days respectively. They want to displaced us at all cause and we are not ready to give out our lands no matter their evil act. The attackers also went to a nearby village in Hukke and destroyed farm produce worth millions of naira.” he said
“We are calling on government to look into these killings in our communities. We are left helpless without hope. In the last few days, we have lost about 17 people to Fulani herdsmen attacks.” he added
It was gathered that Margaret was killed when she took some food to her husband, Wakili Ayuba in the farm.