Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has appealed to the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Burutai for military’s intervention as the state is set to ban open grazing beginning from the first of  November.
 
Governor Ortom made this call during the burial of the late Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Victor Malu at Tse-Adoor, Katsina-Ala Local Council of Benue State.
 
Benue state has recently seen several clashes between herdsmen and native farmer, leading to loss of hundreds of lives.