Fulani violence remains a major threat in this region of Africa
The slaughter followed a similar assault the previous week in Antsa village, in Kwara District of Keana County.
Fulani herdsmen have been wreaking havoc in many parts of the country.
The killing followed a recent bomb attack on a Christian-owned business in Taraba state’s Jalingo town, in northeast Nigeria.
Nigeria led the world in Christians killed for their faith last year.
According to ICC, Nigerian Christians have been subjected to a twenty-year long genocide
Benue has been repeatedly targeted by Fulani who have become radicalised because of its strategic position in Nigeria
The gathering was attended by the Plateau State governor, his deputy, and the speaker of the State Legislature.