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.
Last year, Nigeria earned the title of the worst country for Christian persecution in ICC’s 2021 Persecutor of the Year Awards.
Nigeria earned the distinction of being the country with the world’s worst persecution in ICC’s Persecutor of the Year Awards.
The Nigerian government is suspectedd of complicity with the Fulani herdsmen in their attacks on Christians.
Nigeria has dealt with significant internal violence for years, mostly at the hands of Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen.
Four years ago, many from this village were displaced in a violent attack by the Fulani militants, which left 13 dead.
Fulani militants are regularly terrorising local communities.