Fulani Herdsmen Lure Butcher With Sale Of Cow, Kill Him, Abduct Two Others In Ibadan

A youth chief in Akinkunmi village within the Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo state was on Saturday killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

SaharaReporters learnt that the youth chief, a butcher, was lured by a Fulani man to return to their settlement to purchase a cow however whereas on his approach, a Fulani herder intercepted him on the highway with AK-47.

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According to a supply who spoke to SaharaReporters, about seven different Fulani males joined additionally joined the operation on the highway and began capturing indiscriminately.

The village head, Pa Olagoke Akinkunmi, who confirmed the incident to SaharaReporters in Ibadan on Sunday stated after listening to the information, youths within the village swung into motion. 

He, nevertheless, stated they may not save the youth chief from being killed.

He stated, “When youths heard about it, they went into the forest and arrested one of the Fulanis. Other Fulanis escaped with the two others they kidnapped.

“The youth chief was nevertheless by their bullet and he died after a while. The one we arrested is now with the police however we’ve warned the police to not launch him.

“We are calling on the government of Oyo state, security agencies, and leaders in Ibadan land to kindly come to our rescue. They must not allow Fulani people to kill all of us.”

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Fulani Herdsmen Lure Butcher With Sale Of Cow, Kill Him, Abduct Two Others In Ibadan

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