A 70-year-old Fulani leader of Panyam District in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State has been killed by criminals who are yet to be identified.
The state chapter of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), confirmed the killing of Adamu Idris Gabdo.
MACBAN Chairman, Nuru Abdullahi, says the incident happened Saturday evening when the deceased was returning from a visit to the district head of Panyam.
The association has accused Mwaghavul youths in the area of the killing, but the spokesperson for Mwaghavul Development Association denies the allegation.
The Transition Implementation Committee Chairman of Mangu LGA, Hon Markus Artu condemned the killing and assured the people of Mangu that security operatives will soon arrest the perpetrators of the evil act.