Herdsmen attack NNPC official in Benue State

An official of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation NNPC, was attacked by suspected herdsmen, while his group were busy working on the petroleum pipeline at Tse Torkula a border community between Nasarawa and Benue state in Guma local government area of the state today January 30th.

It was  reported  that the NNPC officials were busy working on the pipeline from Nasarawa state when they came under heavy fire from the armed men which also left some of the officials injured and hospitalized.

Confirming the development, the Benue state Police Commissioner, Fatai Owosenyi said the attack could be regarded as the handiwork of bandits operating in the said area. He said the police will be investigating the matter.

Source: ( Vanguard News )


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