Over 1,400 Nigerians were killed within half a year due to kidnap and robbery. United Nations Country Director made this disclosure in Makurdi that ”
Pockets of conflicts and insecurity in the country at large especially where I am today (Benue), the herders and farmers crisis and also kidnapping and banditry. This is now really getting out of hand. The last statistics I saw from the government was that over 1,400 people were killed as a result of kidnapping and banditry since the elections. This is not a pleasant statistics”.