Mohammed Hussain, chairman, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Nasarawa State, and Mohammed Umar, chairman of the association in Toto Local Government Area of the state, have been killed by suspected bandits.
The two men were murdered in Garaku, Kokona local government on Friday night during an attack.
ASP Ramham Nansel, spokesperson of the Nasarawa police command, said:
“On 2/4/2021 at about 7pm, information was received that unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani bandits attacked and killed one Mohammed Hussaini, the Chairman, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Nasarawa State and Mohammed Umar, the Chairman, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Toto LGA at Garaku market.
“Upon receipt of the information, the Commissioner of Police, CP Bola Longe swiftly deployed Operation Puff Adder II personnel to the scene where the two corpses were recovered and taken to the hospital”
He said the corpses have been deposited at Anthony memorial mortuary for post mortem examination after they were confirmed dead by a medical doctor.