Wukari Council boss confirms killing of eight in Taraba


The Caretaker Chairman of Wukari Local Government Council in Taraba State, Daniel Adi on Sunday confirmed the killing of eight people in his local government between Tuesday and Sunday.
Adi, in a telephone interview with our correspondent said three people were killed in Tsokondi, three in Rafinkada and two
at the outskirts of Wukari along Wukari-Takum Road.

The caretaker chairman who said most of the victims were killed on their farms by suspected Tiv youths, called on the people to stop the killings.

Misal however, said he was awaiting further information on the development regarding the whereabouts of the suspects.
In another development, there was palpable tension in the Nukkai and ATC area of Jalingo as suspected herdsmen launched attack on Kona villages in the area.
Residents who fled the area into the city centre said suspected herdsmen invaded the areas at about 6pm burning houses and shooting sporadically.

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