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Leave our land, protesting Delta women tell Fulani herdsmen

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A whole bunch of girls from Okpara Inland and Orhoakpor communities in Ethiope-East Native Authorities Space of Delta State have staged a peaceable protest over the lethal actions of Fulani herdsmen and their cows on their farmlands and communities.

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The ladies, who bore branches of leaves, chanted solidarity songs as they requested the Fulani herdsmen to vacate their lands, stressing that their actions are insufferable.

The ladies took their protests to the Isiokolo Police Station, Ethiope-East Native Authorities Council Secretariat, in addition to the palace of the Ovie of Agbon Kingdom, HRM. (Engr.) Mike Omeru Ogurimerime Ukori I.

In a chat with newsmen, one of many girls merely recognized as Mrs. Endurance U., famous that they’d complained to some chiefs however they weren’t given listening ears.

In keeping with her, the fulani herdsmen and their cows destroy their crops. She added that they even raped them (girls) of their farms.

Mrs. Endurance mentioned they’ve been disadvantaged of their farm companies because of the lethal and abominable actions of the herdsmen.

Whereas noting that farming is their solely work and supply of dwelling, Mrs. Endurance appealed to the normal ruler, the council chairman to prevail on Governor Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa to come back to their support saying, “If not starvation will kill us with our husbands and youngsters as a result of we not go to farm.”

Mrs. Endurance mentioned the Fulani herdsmen ought to “go away our land utterly. We don’t need them anymore “.

Chief Solomon Oturu who acquired the peaceable protesters on the palace promised to convey their messages to the Ovie of Agbon Kingdom in addition to different related authorities.

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