FG Deploys Soldiers to Nasarawa amid Growing Violence

soldiers  600The federal government has deployed soldiers to embattled Nasarawa state.This followed continuing violence in the state that has resulted in deaths and displacement of people.
“The Federal Government has ordered the deployment of troops in aid of civil authority in order to prevent further escalation of violence and its spread to other parts of the state,” Army Spokesman ,Brigadier General Attahiru Ibrahim said Wednesday.
Eggon youths from the Ombatse militia reportedly attacked the Alago people in Adabu last Friday.The fighting spread to Obi and Lafia local governments.
Two days ago,opposition All Progressives Congress, APC called on the federal government to stop the violence in the state before it snowballs to uncontrollable dimension.

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