JUST IN: Suspected herdsmen attack Gov Ortom in Benue

Suspected herdsmen have just launched an attack on the convoy of Governor Samuel Ortom.

It was learnt that the herdsmen attacked the governor at Tyo-mu along Makurdi – Gboko road.

It’s not clear yet the impact of the attack on the governor’s convoy.

The Governor’s CPS, Terver Akase, while confirming the report promised to revert with details as soon as possible.

Witnesses said there was a heavy exchange of gunfire between the attackers and the governor’s security detail.

At least two sources confirmed the attack to Daily Trust, saying the governor is about to address the media on the development.