Good day, and welcome to the latest Benue State online news headlines update for today, Saturday, August 3rd, 2019, on Concise News.
The Middle Belt Reformers Movement (MBRM) has written the former Chief of Army Staff, General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma (rtd), over the incessant killings by some persons believed to be Jukun militias in Taraba and Benue States. The middle belt group said there is an obvious agenda by Jukun ethnic group to wipe others from the face of the earth, especially Benue natives. Concise News gathered that the warning came barely three days after three Benue students and a staff of the Federal University, Wukari was killed by some suspected Jukun militias, thus, leading to the closure of the institution by the management. In the letter addressed to Gen. Danjuma (rtd) on Friday, the middle belt group frowned at what it tagged as ‘conspiratorial silence’ of the elder statesman on the killing of Benue people in Taraba by Jukun militias. Read more here.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Friday addressed the 2019 Mutual Union of Tiv in America (MUTA) Convention taking place in Maryland, USA where he reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to the security of lives and property, Concise News reports. The Governor solicited the support of Benue people in the diaspora, giving assurance that the current development strides of the present administration would be sustained. “The security of lives and property of Benue people as well as the overall development of the State remain our priority. “I therefore solicit the support of you sons and daughters of Benue in the diaspora to help us sustain the efforts we are making in security, education, health, agriculture and infrastructure”, he stated. Read more here.
And that’s all for today on the round-up of the latest Benue State online news headlines. Be sure to get more updates on this dependable online news medium. Do enjoy the rest of your day.