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.
The Nigerian government is suspectedd of complicity with the Fulani herdsmen in their attacks on Christians.
Fulani militants are regularly terrorising local communities.
The vast majority of Fulani are peaceful, but certain elements among them seem determined to spread hate and violence.
ICC’s D.C.-based Regional Manager for Africa visited Nigeria in February 2022 and saw some of the destruction firsthand.
The Fulani herders are predominantly Muslim, and extremist herdsmen frequently launch violent attacks against Christian farmers.
Violence towards Christians in Nigeria remains commonplace.
Nigerian Christians have long suffered at the hands of Fulani militants.