Youths in Daudu community, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State on Sunday, November 1st, 2020, staged a protest over incessant disappearance of manhood in the community.
It was gathered that, manhood of 7 men so far, have mysteriously disappeared in the village. A young man allegedly committed suicide on October 11, after he was accused of stealing another man’s genital.
The protest which started at the Daudu main market led to a traffic gridlock on the Makurdi-Lafia highway for hours before police arrived and dispersed the crowd.
The traditional ruler of the community, Chief Chado Oliver (acting Tyoor of Daudu) revealed that when the matter was reported to him, he asked them to bring a victim so he could confirm their claims but they have not done so.
Meanwhile, Benue State police command spokesperson, DSP Catherine Anene said she is not aware of any disappearance of manhood.