Gunmen suspected to be armed bandits Thursday attacked a Fulani settlement and killed two herdsmen and stole 103 cows at Osuku village in Koton-Karfe, Kogi State.
The Ohimegye of Igu -Kotonkarfe, Alhaji Abdulrazak Isah Koto, told our reporter yesterday that he received a call from the chief of Fulanis around 11:23 pm on Thursday that bandits had attacked their settlement.
He said he immediately mobilized vigilante members to go after the bandits and they recovered some cows.
He stressed the need for a military base along the Abuja-Lokoja highway.
The governor’s senior special assistant on security matters, Abdulkarim Isah, confirmed the incident and said he mobilized a security team to recover the rustled cows.