The elected Executive Chairman of KATSINA -Ala Local Government Council, Hon. Mrs. Virgina Mbazan Kpindi, yesterday Dec 18, 2017 led a high-powered delegation from the Benue state Government for on spot assessment of the level of destruction.
An eye witness account indicated that the burning down of homes at Low cost, a surburb of Katsina -Ala metropolis was allegedelly perpetrated by miscreants wearing military uniform suspected to be that of the Nigerian army.
Over 50 houses, a vehicle, motorcycle and other valuables were destroyed in the operation believed to have lasted for several hours.
The suspected soldiers had early hours of Monday, invaded Low cost area, close to the scene, along Katsina Ala -Takum Road where a serving military personnel was Killed by armed robbers on Sunday morning.