Nigeria ranks highest in the world with 5,014 Christians murdered for their faith in 2022, according to Open Doors.
Attacks on Christian communities in Nigeria’s Middle Belt are inspired by their desire to forcefully take over Christians’ lands.
Plateau State Gov. Caleb Mutfwang expressed his condolences and strongly condemned the attack.
Police continue to investigate the murder and the gunmen are still at large.
Christians in Nigeria are regularly being targeted by local radical groups.
Nigeria led the world in Christians killed for their faith in 2022, with 5,014, according to Open Doors’ 2023 World Watch List.
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.