Date: June 23, 2021, 05:36:17 AM
Pogrom in Nasarawa: Politics : Nigerialog.com - Nigeria's Premier Online Forum
Consequently, on April 23, 2021 suspected herdsmen launched a coordinated attacks on Tiv farming community of Ajimaka, in Doma Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, killing 14 Tiv farmers, who included majorly women and children. This was even as several persons were declared missing, while scores sustained various degrees of injuries as houses belonging to the Tiv farmers were burnt by the bandits during the invasion.Also, the militia herdsmen also circulated quit notices to the Tiv farming community in the two local government areas of the state to vacate the axis or face total annihilation. The threat led to the displacement of over 50,000 Tiv farmers from their ancestral abode from the two LGAs.The suspected militia herdsmen, who were said to be carrying sophisticated weapons, invaded the community at about 2:00am of that fateful day, shooting sporadically, killing majorly women and children despite their efforts to scamper to safety during the invasion. An eyewitness gave names of some persons massacred during the attack to include Tsekaa Chiatyo (m), Kwaghdoo Tsekaa (f), Sewuese Tsekaa (f), Bobo Chiatyo (m), Aondoseer Fidelis (m), Aboyi Aduku (m) and Mwuese Aseer (m).