Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Tuesday reported fresh killing of two policemen in Benue to President Muhammadu Buhari, urging prompt action to stop the carnage and arrest those behind it.

He disclosed this to State House correspondents after he briefed Mr President on the security situation in the state, since the New Year killing of many people in the state.

According to the governor, the situation has taken a different dimension as the militia exchanged fire with mobile policemen in Logo local government, killing two and leaving another injured.

He said that the other officer declared missing after the incident was found on Tuesday morning while the state government had taken the injured to the hospital for treatment.

“So, when it gets to the level of militia killing security men who are armed and are trained to protect lives and property, is it not taking a dangerous dimension? Who is now safe?” the governor asked.

The governor reported that the militia men were encamped in Tungwa, Awe Local Government, from where they planned and launched their attacks on innocent people.


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