Benue has been repeatedly targeted by Fulani who have become radicalised because of its strategic position in Nigeria
The gathering was attended by the Plateau State governor, his deputy, and the speaker of the State Legislature.
Nigeria has dealt with significant internal violence for years, mostly at the hands of Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen.
Four years ago, many from this village were displaced in a violent attack by the Fulani militants, which left 13 dead.
Fulani militants are regularly terrorising local communities.
Ten people were killed and nineteen people suffered gunshot wounds but survived.
ICC staff reviewed pictures of the man's body. He had knife wounds and one of his hands had been cut off.
Twitter user @JoelMaiwada recently shared the events of his kidnapping, when Fulani militants ambushed his vehicle in Nigeria.
Binniyat was arrested after the Epoch Times published a report about Fulani militia attacks against Christians in Kaduna State.