Senator Udende condemns latest Benue killings

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Benue North-East Senator, Emmanuel Udende, has condemned the recent attacks on Ayati, Borikyo Council Ward in Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State.

The attack resulted in the killing of innocent persons and destruction of properties in Sankera, Zaki-Biam and its environs.

Udende, who is Chairman, Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes, condemned the incident in a statement on Thursday by his Media Aide Jerry Iorngaem.

He called on the angry people of Ukum to sheath their swords.

Udende noted that the incessant killings in the area had gotten to an alarming level, adding that security operatives must step in to save the lives of the people and their properties.

He expressed sadness that despite concerted efforts, the killings have remained unabated.

Udende consoled the families of the deceased and reassured his constituents that he would continue to draw the attention of the Federal Government to the killings and ensure that adequate measures are put in place to forestall further occurrences.

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