Gunmen men suspected to be herdsmen, Friday night killed four women and two men at Tse-Jimin village, Aloshi Kingdom of Keana local government area of Nasarawa state.
The incident which happened at about 9:45 pm left four other persons with various degrees of injuries, according to an eye witness account.
Eye witnessed accounts named those killed as Blessing Oliver, Bartholomew Yahaya, Mnena Gideon, Ityokugh Yakubu, Timothy Aye, and Ababi Tsavbee.
The TIDA president said one of the women who survived the attacked confirmed that they were Fulani herdsmen.
“My call to the government of Nasarawa State is to strengthen the security of lives and properties of the citizens including that of the Tiv people of Nasarawa State, this attack is unprovoked,”
“Highly unprovoked, there was nothing , they just came and attacked our people, so I’m appealing to the governnent of Nasarawa and federal government to come to the aid of the Tiv people of Nasarawa State
“We are being annihilated, they are chasing us away from Nasarawa State for what we don’t know, we are very peaceful people and committed to promoting peace among the diverse nationalities of Nasarawa State
“I want to commend the prompt intervention of the security agents in Keana LG and the traditional rulers “the traditional ruler of Aloshi has summon a meeting of Tiv and Fulani leaders in the area to find lasting solution.” he added.