In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 18th, September, 2020

Drama As Council Chairmen, Conventional Rulers Flee To Makurdi

Drama As Council Chairmen, Traditional Rulers Flee To Makurdi


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In response to The Nation, the Native Authorities Space chairmen in Sankaraland of Benue State have abandoned their area and relocated to Makurdi for concern of their lives.

It was additionally learnt that many conventional rulers concerned within the surrendering of the infamous militia chief, Terwase Akwaza (aka Gana) have deserted their palaces  for unknown locations.

A member of the Home of Representatives, Dr Richard Gbande, has raised alarm that his life and people of different leaders who negotiated the give up of Gana was at risk.

Gana was killed final week by troopers in a controversial method after allegedly accepting amnesty supplied by the Samuel Orthom administration. Forty out of the 100 different militiamen that surrendered, have been additionally shot useless by the troopers.

Sankaraland is made up of three native authorities areas of Ukum, Brand and Katsina Ala.

A councillor in one of many councils made this recognized yesterday whereas on a go to to  Lafia, Nasarawa State.

The councilor mentioned: “As I speak to you, the Ter Ukum, Arc Orkar Kaave, Ter Brand, Jimmy Meeme and Ter Katsina Ala, Benjamin Fezanga Wombo left their area that very same day and are in Makurdi. Even the whereabouts of Tor Sankera, HRH Abu King Shuluwa is unknown No person is protected.

“All of the council chairmen have run away to Makurdi. No person is certain of  his security any longer within the space.  The  environment isn’t clear; you may’t see any official or authorities car in Sankera. There’s concern there.”

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It was learnt that the folks of  Joota, a neighborhood in Ukum Native Authorities Space, are extremely nervous over the  whereabouts of 4 of 4 “sturdy males’’ who normally shield them in opposition to incessants assaults by the Jukum militia.

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