One hundred and fifty people have been confirmed dead after a three-day war between two communities in Cross River over land.“As a result of the bloody war, 14,000 people have been displaced, 1,233 houses were destroyed, while over 150 persons have lost their lives.
“Victims of the affected communities are now internally displaced and camping in over four camps in Benue State.’’
Over 4,000 victims, who fled as a result of the deadly encounter are now taking refuge in Oju Local Government Area of Benue State.
The conflict has crippled farming and other socio-economic activities in the area. Governor Ben Ayade has provided food and non-food items to the displaced people.