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Tension increases as Fulani leader discovered dead In Plateau

The body of a missing Fulani leader, Umar Ibrahim, who went missing on Wednesday, was discovered in an abandoned well at Jokom community in Mangu town of Plateau state’s Mangu local government area (LGA).

According to Plateau Watch, tensions are rising in the area as a result of the development.

The deceased was the Ciroma of the state’s Kumbun district of Mangu LGA until his death.

Captain Oya James, the spokesperson for Operation Safe Haven, a security task force tasked with maintaining calm in the state, verified the occurrence.

According to the Gan Allah Fulani Development Association (GAFDAN) leadership, the deceased went missing after leaving a hospital on Wednesday to get food for his sick wife, who was admitted.

Garba Abdullahi, the group’s state chairman, revealed how their leader’s body was recovered.

“He visited his wife at the sickbay in Mangu. Around 6 pm on Wednesday, he went out to buy food for her but couldn’t return.

“After searching for four days, the body was found in an abandoned Well close to the hospital. The corpse was recovered together with soldiers attached to Operation Safe Haven who have been maintaining peace in the area.

“We are calling on all our members to remain calm and never take laws into their hands. We should continue to be law-abiding. The security agencies are doing their best. We are calling on the security to fish out the perpetrators of the dastardly act and bring them to book,” he said.

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