Monday, April 12, 2021

Tears as 12 slain soldiers are buried in Makurdi


Twelve soldiers killed in the bloody communal clash between Konshishi and Oju local Government areas in Benue state were on Monday buried in Wurukum military cemetery in Makurdi, Benue state capital.

The Nation

Governor Samuel Ortom and other top military officers attended the burial ceremony.

Ortom regretted the killing of the soldiers and vowed to collaborate with security agencies to restore peace in Konshisha.

Conducting the funeral service, Chaplain of 73 Battalion, Major Ibrahim Mavisky and the Imam Captain A.A Bashir agreed that there was time to be born and time to die.

They noted the fallen heroes were peace makers who went out not for evil but regrettably met their death in the process.

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