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Today's Headlines: Angry Youths Invade Fulani Herdsmen Camp, Ohanaeze Youth Council Advises Uzodinma

1) Angry Youths Invades Fulani Herdsmen Camp.

The Residents of Saki and other communities in Oke Ogun area of Oyo State are living in fear after the alleged killing of a farmer by suspected Fulani herders at Oke Orogun village.

According to Vanguard, the victim was tied to a tree before being hacked to death. The state police command said it was a case of armed robbery.

An unknown source revealed that the farmer was attacked on Saturday night and before people came for his rescue, he had died.

But after some youths in Saki saw his remains, they were enraged. They protested and mobilised for a reprisal, burning the herders’ settlement in the area. In a viral video, the angry youths were heard cursing the killers of the farmers.

2) Kano confirms 3 deaths, 284 infections from strange disease

Recently, Kano state government confirmed three persons dead and 284 others infected in the outbreak of a strange disease. The Commissioner for Health, Aminu Ibrahim-Tsanyawa, spoke to reporters at a press conference.

The medical doctor stated that the infected persons had been admitted to 25 health facilities. Ibrahim-Tsanyawa noted that the disease, first recorded on March 10, was suspected to be caused by consumption of contaminated flavour and a brand of expired instant drink products.

He disclosed that affected persons were identified in 13 local government areas; 101 of them had been discharged.

3) Fasoranti steps down as Afenifere national leader.

Recently, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, the National Leader of the Yoruba socio-political organisation (Afenifere) has stepped down from his leadership role. Fasoranti cited old age as his reason for stepping down as leader of the organisation.

He made the decision known during the organisation’s monthly meeting which held in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

The 95-year-old also named the body’s former deputy leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo as the acting National Leader.

4) Ohanaeze Youth Council Advises Uzodinma.

Recently, Ohaneze Youth Council, (OYC) warned Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State not to end up liket Rochas Okorocha.

OYC maintained that Okorocha destroyed important facets of governance in the state,l due to some of his policies during his tenure as the governor of Imo state.

The Igbo socio-cultural organization, also appealed to Governor Uzodinma to defend the constitution of Nigeria, especially the part which states that the Local Governments shall be governed by a democratically elected government.

So, what do you think about this advice given to Hope Uzodinma by OYC?.

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Fulani Ohanaeze Youth Council Oke Ogun Saki Uzodinma


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