Oyegun booed at Benue mass burial

0
242
OrijoReporter.com, Chief John Odigie Oyegun

The National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie Oyegun, was in Makurdi, the Benue State capital at the funeral of the seventy-three victims killed by Fulani herdsmen during the New Year but didn’t get the best reaction from the grieving crowds.

Read also: Oyegun passes vote of no confidence on Buhari – PDP

Oyegun’s appearance caused a stir when a section of the crowd sighted him, hauling insults at him and calling him and President Muhammadu Buhari names.

A pall of grief hung over the arena as the victims were being buried.

Leaders who spoke at the occasion generally laid into the federal government alleging it of allowing the situation to fester.

” If the Federal Government cannot stop or arrest those behind the killings, in two weeks, we shall raise an army of our own. We cannot allow people to colonise us again.  We have all it takes to do that,” ex-minister of iron and steel, Paul Unongo said.

 

 

Sign up for our daily newsletter

Get the latest news delivered straight to your inbox every day. Stay informed with the Orijo Reporter's leading coverage of Nigerian and world news.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here