Suspected Herdsmen Killed Farmers At Konko Village, Ibarapa
Fulani herdsmen in North Local Government area of Oyo State have reportedly killed two farmers in Konko Village, Igangan area of Ibarapa.
Westerndailynews gathered that the killing happened shortly after Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly called Sunday Igboho, stormed the area to warn the Seriki Fulani, Alhaji Saliu Kadri, against the mindless killings of the natives of the community.
Police Public Relations Officer, Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the incident.
Some youths of Eruwa Youth Movement ( EYM ) confirmed that,
Sunday Igboho went to the settlement of the Seriki to confront him. Igboho accused the Fulani leader of being responsible for the crises in the area.
Following this, it was learnt that some of the Seriki boys trooped out and attacked the Yoruba farmers on their way from their farms.
The PPRO said, “Today, ( Friday) at about 6 pm, the popular Sunday Igboho from Igboho town stormed the Fulani camp at Igangan with his men in four Hilux pickup vans and attacked the people, injuring four persons.
“He then warned them to vacate the camp in seven days or be forcefully evicted. The injured were taken to the hospital for treatment. Police patrol vehicle has been deployed in the area. An investigation has commenced into the matter.”