Herdsmen attack: Agatu community demand N100m compensation  


Members of the Agatu community which is part of the Tiv nation in Benue state are demanding N100 million compensation from the Federal government following the massacre carried out by armed herdsmen in their community in March. Over 100 people were killed in the attack.

President of Mdzough Tiv Group, Edward Ujegbe, made the demand for the compensation at the investigative hearing organised by the House of Representatives committee on the killings in Benue State by suspected Fulani herdsmen yesterday May 26th.

“We put on record here that the Tiv nation will be asking the Federal government to pay compensation to us for the damages done and the figure is about N100 billion”he said

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