73 bodies of victims of Fulani herdsmen attack in Benue state were laid to rest in a mass burial service held yesterday.
The victims who died during the recent attack on New Year day and January 6th by herdsmen attacks in two communities in the state were laid to rest on a site at the Industrial Layout along Naka Road in Makurdi.
Farmers, villagers and victim families where in attendance at Guma and Logo local government area of Benue state where the bodies was buried.
Thousands of Benue residents including the state governor, Samuel Ortom, trooped out to the funeral.
The incessant attacks by Fulani herdsmen has been condemned by Nigerians who are demanding that President Muhammadu Buhari arrest and prosecute the herdsmen involved in the killings as well as pronounce herdsmen as a terrorist group.
Nigerians have expressed their anger at President Muhammadu Buhari silence over this matter.