Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Monday declared three days of mourning for those killed in recent attacks on communities in Logo and Guma local government areas of the state.
The mourning period will be from Tuesday to Thursday this week and ends with a church service for the victims at the IBB Square in Makurdi.
This will be followed by mass burial of the victims. Flags will fly at half- mast during the period while offices will close at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday. Thursday has been declared a work-free day in the state.