Tension As Youths Burn Down Palace Of Irigwe King In Plateau

Some angry youths on Friday set on fire the Palace of their Paramount Ruler, the MBRA NGWE IRIGWE of IRIGWE KINGDOM Rev. Runku Aka in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State on

Efforts to reach the spokesperson for the Irigwe Development Association for details was unsuccessful, however a source within the community, James Israel told AIT that the angry youths were not satisfied with the way the traditional ruler handled the recent attack in their community where 18 people were killed by suspected herdsmen.

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Spokesman for the Special Task Force Operation Safe Haven Major Ishaku Takwa, while confirming the development said troops of the Special Task Force have been deployed to the scene to calm the situation.

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