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Fresh fighting erupts between herdsmen, farmers in Adamawa

Fresh fighting erupts between herdsmen, farmers in Adamawa”

Yola - The Adamawa State Government has confirmed the attack on two villages of Dong and Lawuro in Numan Local Goverment Area of the state where two village heads were killed and property worth millions of nairan were destroyed by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

According to the commissioner, the true situation of things is still foggy as the attack is presently ongoing, but he assured that security agencies have been deployed to bring the situation under control.

Local residents confirmed to Channels Television that the Village Heads of Lawaru and Dong communities in Demsa Local Government area lost their lives in the Monday early morning attack.

"The attackers are now marching towards adjourning communities".

The Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Mr. Ahmad Sajoh, confirmed the killings but was not specific on the number of casualties.

Sajoh made reference to the previous attack in Numan adding that efforts are being channeled by security agencies to curtail its reoccurrence. But security men have been deployed to the areas to maintain peace.

"We can't say what prompted the attack but we are sure the security agents will take charge of the situation and bring the situation under control", he said.

Meanwhile, Numan, the third largest town in Adamawa State, has become a ghost town as it has been deserted, follo-wing renewed hostilities between the Bachama and the herdsmen.

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