Tiv militia killed three of my children on the farm — Salome, Taraba woman. Photos

Tiv militia killed three of my children on the farm — Salome, Taraba woman. Photos

A woman in Taraba state identified as Salome Solomon has recently lost her three children, and according to reports, the children were killed by unknown gunmen suspected to be Tiv militia.


She discussed the bad incident with JUSTIN TYOPUUSU.
Read their exchange below;
You lost three children this month, how were they killed?
I really don’t want to talk about the death of my children because it reminds me of that tragic moment. It happened on a Saturday – June 13, 2020. My children were on the farm when gunmen suspected to be Tiv militia attacked and killed them there.

How did you get to know about it?
They went to weed our Egusi farm and they did not return home at the time I thought they would get back. After cooking, I sent for them; that was when we discovered they had been killed on the farm. All of them had tall dreams but they knew that it was only through farming that they could sponsor themselves through school so they took it seriously. One of them wanted to study Computer Engineering, but they didn’t allow him to achieve his dreams.
This crisis has been going on for some time now and innocent lives are being wasted. I want to call on the government to wade into the crisis and bring an end to the killings. If the government can assist me, I will be happy. Since the incident occurred, life has been difficult for me. Each time I go to bed at night, I remember how they used to sleep and how we used to pray in the morning. It’s really painful.

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