Yesterday, June 8, unknown gunmen suspected
to be cultists reportedly killed seven people at
the Federal University of Agriculture » (FUAM) in
Makurdi, Benue state.
According to DailyTrust, the victims were six
students of the institution living in a private
lodge within the university vicinity known as
Shammah hostel and a private guard of the
It was learnt that five out of the seven corpses
were discovered in one of the rooms while one
was found along a foot path to the hostel.
The incident was confirmed by the university’s
Head of Public Relations Unit, Mrs. Rosemary
Waku who also expressed shock at the violent
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Waku also mention that the incident might be
connected to another cultists’ attack which led
to the death of one student on Monday, June 6.
It as believed that the deceased belonged to a
cult group that came for reprisal on Tuesday
Mrs. Waku has condemned the incident and
called on both staff as well as students of the
institution to remain calm while the university
authority work to ensure safety of all.
When Contacted, the State Public Police
Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Moses Yamu,
confirmed the evacuation of five corpses,
stressing that preliminary assessment showed
that the students were killed in a cult related
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