Suspected armed herdsmen kill catechist, two others in Nasarawa


A catechist identified as Sydney Shirsha and two others have been reportedly killed by suspected herdsmen at Amudu village in Giza chiefdom, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

The incident was confirmed in a report by Daily Trust which revealed that the armed herdsmen stormed Amudu, a Tiv village in Giza Development Area, at midnight on Saturday, May 15.

The report by the newspaper also revealed that several other victims sustained various degrees of gunshot injury during the attack by the gunmen who brandished sophisticated weapons.

Comrade Peter Ahemba, the president of the Tiv Development Association (TIDA) in Nasarawa State who also confirmed the incident, lamented the constant attacks on his people by the herdsmen.


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