Fulani Herdsmen Attack: Police Confirm 3 Dead, Say No Kogi Monarch Was...

Fulani Herdsmen Attack: Police Confirm 3 Dead, Say No Kogi Monarch Was Killed

By News Agency of Nigeria on March 21, 2018
Christian Association of Nigeria Kaduna IGP, Ibrahim Idris, Retired, Forum
Ibrahim Idris, the Inspector general of the Nigeria Police Force

The Police Command in Kogi has confirmed the killing of three persons by gunmen at Agbenema village in Omala Local Government Area of the state.

A statement signed by William Aya, the command’s spokesman, said that the attack was carried out on March 19, 2018.

Aya denied media reports that 11 persons, including the traditional ruler of the village, were killed in the attack.

According to him, the reports are false, mischievous and aimed at disturbing the existing peace in the state.

“ The traditional ruler was not among the victims,” he said.

The Spokesman said Ali Janga, the Commissioner of Police, urged citizens to discountenance the report and go about their normal activities without fear of any attack.

“The Commissioner equally urges members of the press as well as social media handlers to always find out the true state of incidents and get confirmation from the police before publishing the story.

“So as not to misinform the general public and create mistrust among people of the state,” he said.

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