At least two people were killed by gunmem on Tuesday in Ancha village, Miango District in Irigwe Chiefdom of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The spokesman of the state police command, ASP Ubah Gabriel, who confirmed the incident, said that policemen have been deployed to the scene of the attack.
National Publicity Secretary of Irigwe Development Association, Davidson Malison, explained that deceased were attacked and killed at their farm.
Malison, who gave the names of the victims as Daniel James (32) and Zakwe Deba (35), said: “I spoke with the Bassa DPO on the matter who said he was on his way coming to the scene.
“The entire Rigwe nation is saddened by this unfortunate development and call for more proactive measures by security personnel and government in ending this bloodletting in the land.
“These atrocities being committed by Fulani militia have had gross negative effects on our people and it must be stopped,” he added.
However, the State Chairman of Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN), Malam Garba Abdullahi, debunked the allegation, saying; “the allegation was baseless.
“Our people don’t rear cattle within Irigwe chiefdom.”