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Governor Ortom orders mass burial of victims of Okpokwu massacre.

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Samuel Ortom, the Benue State Governor, has given a directive for the commencement of a mass burial of the victims of the March 5 Okpokwu LGA massacre.



The governor also ordered security agencies to fish out the perpetrators of the killings.

The bodies of the victims have been deposited at the mortuary in Government Hospital Okpoga, however, survivors of the attack are been treated in various medical centers in and around the area.

Chairman Okpokwu LGA, Francis Ogwuche, also reported that he just left a peace meeting in Omusu community where the killings took place when he heard reports that some herdsmen had invaded the area killing women and children, and by the time security agents got the the communities the herdsmen had cleared out.

                                                      

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