Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herders have killed six farmers in a Tiv settlement in Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
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Peter Ahemba, President, Tiv Development Association (TIDA) Nasarawa State, who confirmed the incident on Saturday, said the gunmen invaded Tse-Jimin village in Aloshi kingdom of Keana local government at about 9:45pm on Friday.
Ahemba said those killed include: Batholomi Yahaya, Mnena Gideon, Ityokugh Yakubu, Timothy Aye, Ababi Tsavbee and Blessing Oliver.
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“My call on the government of Nasarawa State is to strengthen the security of lives and properties of the citizens including that of the Tiv people of Nasarawa State; this attack is unprovoked,” he said.