Fulani militants and other allied jihadist groups slaughtered 2,500 Christians in Nigeria in the first six months of 2023.
Dozens of Christians have been killed by Fulani herdsmen in the last few weeks.
Fulani herdsmen have been wreaking havoc in many parts of the country.
According to ICC, Nigerian Christians have been subjected to a twenty-year long genocide
The militants were all armed with AK-47 rifles and machetes, locals told an ICC staffer.
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.
Nigeria has dealt with significant internal violence for years, mostly at the hands of Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen.