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Soldiers arrest 4 Fulani herdsmen destroying farmland in various locations, recover weapons

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Soldiers arrest 4 Fulani herdsmen destroying farmland in various locations, recover weapons

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Nigerian army has arrested herdsmen destroying farm land in different locations in the country
– Four of the herdsmen where arrested by troops while on patrol along road Gbajimba-Kaseyo-Awe in Benue state
– Troops while on fighting patrol along Buruku-Uba-Abeda-Ameh and Fadama Kuturu also in Benue state apprehended 3 herdsmen
Herdsmen destroying farmland have been arrested in different locations in the country following the launching of Exercises Ayem Akpatuma. The herdsmen where arrested while destroying farmlands in Benue and Kogi states.
The Nigerian army disclosed this in a statement signed by Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, director army public relations on Thursday, March 1.
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Four of the herdsmen where arrested by troops while on patrol along road Gbajimba-Kaseyo-Awe in Benue state. In the patrol, four cutlasses were recovered from the herdsmen.
The statement from the army read:
“Exercises Ayem Akpatuma (Cat Race) has continue to record tremendous success as herdsmen are being arrested destroying farmland and large number of weapons recovered in different locations where the exercise is conducted.
“Troops of Sub-Sector A, deployed at Yelwata while on routine patrol along road Gbajimba-Kaseyo-Awe in Benue state, arrested 4 herdsmen grazing in farmland on Wednesday, February 28. Four cutlasses were recovered from the herdsmen.
“Similarly, troops of Sub-Sector B deployed at Anyilamo while on fighting patrol along Buruku-Uba-Abeda-Ameh and Fadama Kuturu also in Benue state apprehended 3 herdsmen destroying farmland with their cattle on Wednesday, February 28.
“In a related development troops of army Headquarters Special Force Team B of Command Army Record Lokoja, while on routine patrol on Tuesday February 27, along road Okene-Lokoja responded to a distress call of kidnappers operating along the road.
“On arrival to the area troops encounter with the gangs and engaged them. During the fire fight the kidnappers abandoned their location and flee into bush.According to information provided to troops the gangs were said to kidnapped one Alhaji Momoh on February 18.
“Troops have dominated the area while trailing the kidnappers to rescue the abductee .
“The Nigerian army therefore requested law abiding citizens not to relent on their effort by providing useful information to assist the army and other security agencies in the successful conduct of exercise Exercises Ayem Akpatuma.”

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