Information reaching our news desk now has it that Fulani herdsmen have not only started returning to the troubled community of Igangan, but they have also allegedly started destruction of people's farmlands.
It was on record that crisis broke out when a popular Yoruba rights activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho ordered Seriki Fulani, Alhaji Salihu Abdukadir and herdsmen living in the area to vacate within seven days, followed by the alleged criminal activities attributed to the herdsmen, but trouble started when the deadline expired and the Seriki Fulani of Igangan refused to move out of the community, which led Igboho and his men to embark on a violent eviction of the Fulani herdsmen alongside with the Seriki Fulani and his family members.
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According to the farmers in the community, the herders have not only started returning to the community but had also allegedly began the destruction of crops in people farmlands, and equally threatened to eliminate anybody who tries to stop them.
Mr. Abiodun Adegoke, who is the chairman of Real Farmers Association of Nigeria, Igangan branch, narrated how the herdsmen invaded some people's farmlands, destroying cassava at Olukosi village, which took the combined efforts of the locals to chase the herders away, some weeks ago, he added that one of the cows was caught and taken to Ayete Police Station.
He further narrated other incidents of herdsmen invasion of people's farms in Ibarapaland.
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