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Igangan Attack: How Fulani Herdsmen Killed Amotekun Commander, Three Others

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Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, who invaded Igangan, Ibarapa North Native Authorities Space of Oyo State, killed 4 residents together with a commander of the South-West safety arm, Amotekun.

SaharaReporters had reported that the gunmen, who disguised in customized uniform, stormed the city on Friday night time, capturing sporadically.



The Commander of Amotekun Corps in Ibarapa Central merely recognized as Muri and three different villagers had been killed within the assault, a supply stated.

The attackers had been stated to have stormed the city in Hilux vans, an 18-seater Hummer bus, and a Toyota Sienna bus sporting customs camouflage.

The convener, Igangan growth advocate, Oladiran Oladokun confirmed the assault saying the incident was an try and invade the state by the axis, a border group however was resisted by the native safety operatives.

Oladokun stated the suspected “herders got here in customs and army camouflage to deceive our individuals and alter the narrative that they had been safety operatives who stormed the city in the hunt for smugglers.”

He expressed disappointment over insufficient safety regardless of the recurrence of the assaults.

The newest assault is coming just a few weeks after over 20 individuals had been killed when gunmen suspected to be Fulani herders attacked the group.

Sunday Adeyemo, popularly generally known as Sunday Igboho, had in February issued an eviction discover to herders within the space, after blaming them for insecurity within the space.

In a current growth, two Fulani leaders within the city, Seriki Saliu and Iskilu Wakili, had been ejected from the realm by native safety outfits after they had been accused of conniving with kidnappers who kidnapped a few of the indigenes for ransom.

A few of the kidnapped victims had been killed even after the ransom was paid.

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