How Twitter Is Reacting To Fresh Attacks by Herdsmen in Benue State

For several weeks now, Fulani herdsmen have carried out consistent attacks on communities in Benue State of Nigeria leaving scores of persons dead, which has elicited several reactions from sadness to indifference among Nigerians on Twitter.

According to a Channels TV report, survivors and victims of herdsmen attacks in Logo and Ukum council areas in Benue State have been recounting how 81 persons were killed in the last two weeks.

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, in his reaction to the consistent attacks, lamented the inability of the security agencies to arrest the perpetrators of the coordinated attacks.

In his reaction, the spokesman of the Benue State Police Command, ASP Moses Yamu, dismissed allegations of neglect of duty by security personnel, arguing that only 22 deaths were recorded in Logo and Ukum local government areas.

Here are some of the reactions from Twitter about the #BenueMassacre:


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