BREAKING:Three Killed as Herdsmen Invaded Three Villages in Akinyele LG
Three villages in Akinyele Local Government Area of Ibadan were thrown into mourning in the early hours on Sunday while others ran for their lives, as armed herdsmen reportedly invaded the villages.
Confirming the incident to GOALPOACHER NEWS, the lawmaker representing Akinyele constituency 1, Ayotunde Fatokun said, three people were killed in his constituency, ward 1 and 2. He urged security agents to ensure that the culprits were brought to book.
Another residents who spoke with GOALPOACHER NEWS on condition of anonymity said, “in the early hours of yesterday morning, the Bororo Fulani herders raided Ikereku, Pade, Olanla and Babalola villages,they succeeded in killing our people on their various farm locations.”
“By evening,we arrested four of them and had since been handed over to Moniya Divisional Police Station.”
The three people who were reportedly killed by the herdsmen are:
Ope Babalola from Babalola village, Waheed Ganiyu from Oniganna village and Yemi Sunday Osuolale from Eguntola village.
When contacted by GOALPOACHER NEWS, the Special Adviser on Security Matters to Oyo State Governor, CP Fatai Owoseni RTD said he wasn’t aware of the incident. He said he is awaiting the police authority to brief him on the sad incident and promised to get back to our correspondent as soon as possible.