From Abel Leonard, Lafia
Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has confirmed bomb blast that occurred in Doma Local Government Area, which resulted in the killing of some Fulanis and their cattle.
Gov sule made the confirmation at the meeting which held at the Government House,  on Wednesday,  particularly to  appealed for calm as his administration will work tirelessly to resolve the unfolding security challenge in the area.
The Governor said since the unfortunate incidence, his administration has been on top of the situation aimed at dousing tension in the area.
“At one point I was contemplating whether to move the meeting because of some security challenge which we had in Benue yesterday but then it crossed to our state. It had to do with some Fulani that actually got to rescue their cows and after rescuing their cows, there was a bomb blast at the area they gathered their cows to bring them back to Nasarawa State.
“As a result of that, I have been on it throughout last (Tuesday) night trying to resolve the matter with the Chief of Defence Staff,  Miyetti Allah, Whirl Stroke and all the other security agencies, including our Commissioner of Police.
“Our Deputy Governor and CP are on their way to Doma right now to ensure we continue to douse the tension that may generate as a result of it. We will work to ensure we maintain peace in that area where such bombing took place,” he stated.
Daily sun reports that in Doma Local area on Thursday, Chairman of the council, Other Leaders had attended the Funeral Rites Of The Slain Fulani Leaders at the Muslim’s cemetery where about  27 Fulani leaders who were killed in an airstrike  yesterday are put to rest in graves on mass burial.
According to reports by Bugaiya, Muhammad M.I., Adviser to the Executive Chairman on Information and Media Affairs said Four corpses were buried at Rukubi, two in Lafia. Others might have been missing and or hit and tore to pieces as a result of the airstrike.
Recalled that Wednesday 25th January, 2023 it was reported that about 50 Fulani leaders were treacherously slain and as well, many herds of their cattle were gone to the airstrike. The sad news happened between Benue/Nasarawa States borders.
Daily Sun reports that as confirmed by the governor of the state during the funeral prayers, Deputy governor of the state, Dr. Emmanuel Agbadu Akabe represented the Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, Commissioner of Police, Nasarawa Command, His Highness, Emir of Lafia, His Highness, Andoma of Doma and host of others attended.