From Scholastica Hir, Makurdi

House of Representatives Member representing Gwer East/Gwer West Federal Constituency, Arc. Asema Achado, has condemned the killing of 28 persons by suspected militia herders in Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue State.

In a statement Personal Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mendah Manasseh, and made available to newsmen in Makurdi on Wednesday, Arc. Achado bemoaned the reprehensible atrocities committed by the herders described it as senseless.

He expressed deep condolences and solemn empathy to the grieving communities of Tse-Kperyisa, Tse-Adaa, and Tse-Shiver, where innocent farmers were slaughtered by herdsmen.

“I joins my voice with the Gwer West people in condemnation of the senseless and unlawful attacks, which have inflicted immeasurable pain and suffering upon the peace-loving people of Gwer West.

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Achado implored the Benue State Government to urgently intervene by enforcing the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law, by ensuring that the perpetrators of these barbaric acts face swift and decisive justice.

He has called on the people of Gwer West to remain steadfast and united in their quest to bring an end to the spate of killings.

“They should also collaborate with law enforcement agencies to apprehend those responsible for these heinous crimes against humanity,” he said.

Achado assures his constituents of his unwavering support and steadfast commitment to championing their cause and advocating for lasting peace and security in the constituency.