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Over 50 herders armed with AK-47 killed our village head, others, razed our houses – Molege residents [PHOTOS]

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Victims of final Thursday assault in Molege group in Ose Native Authorities Space of Ondo State have disclosed that no fewer than 50 armed Fulani herders attacked their village.

In accordance with the victims, herders who had been totally armed with AK-47 rifles had at all times been threatening them earlier than the final devastating assault the place the village head and two others had been killed.

The herders had on Thursday night time attacked the group and burnt down homes within the village.

Whereas disclosing that the herders carried out the assault after they had been prevented from grazing their cows on farmlands locally, the villagers maintained that the herders had been at all times armed with AK-47 when transferring with their cows.

Narrating how the incident occurred, the Akarigbo of Ute Land, Chief Felix Olabode, narrated how the ugly incident occurred mentioned, “They at all times use weapons to scare individuals away right here after which introduced their cows to graze on individuals’s farm and drink water.

When they’re leaving too, additionally they use weapons to scare individuals away and go away. We’ve seen the extent of harm right here. Individuals have left right here. We’re begging the federal government to return to our rescue.”

Disclosing that following the assault, the police had been alerted after which the DPO lead his males to evacuate the useless our bodies, the standard ruler added that the gunmen got here again half-hour later and razed the buildings down after police left the group

Additionally, the Coordinator of the Oodua Individuals’s Congress, OPC within the space, Folorunso Olofe disclosed that “This has been occurring for lengthy. They’re at all times coming with AK 47, they had been greater than 50.

Olofe, who added that one Amotekun officer was hit with a bullet in the course of the assault, acknowledged that the Baale was additionally killed.

Over 50 herders armed with AK-47 killed our village head, others, razed our homes – Molege residents [PHOTOS]

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