Riot has reportedly broken out in some parts of Makurdi, Benue State Capital.

According to reports, the crisis is suspected to be in response to the incessant killing of the residents of the state.

NewsBreakers gathered through twitter posts that youths took to the streets in violent protest on Saturday. A car has been burned down.

Meanwhile, NAN earlier reported that residents of Benue stet have continued to protest the brutal killing of their kinsmen on January by persons suspected Fulani herdsmen.

This is even as Gov Samuel Ortom on Saturday appealed to the protesters in some parts of Makurdi, the state capital, to remain calm and directed security operatives to restore order.

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