According to a news that was published yesterday morning by various Newspapers in Nigeria, it was made known that some members of the Oodua Peoples Congress in the South West part of Nigeria, invaded a fulani settlement located at Elekokan area in Igangan, in the Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State and killed four herders, while they injured many others.
Today's Headlines: Gunmen In ‘Customs Uniform’ Attack Ibarapa Communities, FG Places Igboho On Stop-List
Oyo: Gunmen In ‘Customs Uniform’ Attack Ibarapa Communities, Kill Three People Gunmen who reportedly wore ‘Customs Uniform’ on Friday night attacked Igangan in Ibarapa North local government and Ibarapa Central local government areas in Oyo State. Naija News gathered that the gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen stormed the ancient town around 8.pm and left after shooting sporadically.
Governor Seyi Makinde must seek President Muhammadu Buhari's intervention before things go out of hand in Oyo State. The crisis that is going on among the herdsmen living in a part of Oyo State and the indigenous people of the state is becoming unpredictable nowadays. Governor Seyi Makinde is one of those politicians that are very tactical when it comes to decision-making processes.
One of the many talking points that emanated from the interview session that Arise TV had with President Buhari yesterday was the charge that the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria gave to governors of states in the federation to defend their territories against armed herders' invasions.
Igangan Killings: See What Evicted Sarkin Fulani Said When Asked If He Was Aware Of Igangan Killings
Evicted Sarkin Fulani of Oyo State, Alhaji Saliu Abdulkadir has distanced himself from the latest attack in Igangan area of the State. Abdulkadir said he would have defended himself if he had the “mercenaries” when he was attacked. Recall that on Saturday, some gunmen suspected to be herdsmen killed scores in Igangan, Ibarapa North local government of Oyo State.
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has revealed that security agencies in Nigeria were informed of the killings in Igangan, Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State. He added that the security agencies were informed over a week before the attack but nothing was done.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, visited Igangan in Ibarapa North Local Government Area on Tuesday over the herdsmen attack that happened in the community on Sunday. The governor was accompanied by the Speaker of the State House of Assembly and other top officials. The community was attacked by suspected herdsmen on Sunday morning, leaving ten people dead and several injured.
Residents of Igangan and other communities in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State were on Monday panic stricken following rumours that gunmen camped in forests in the Local Government were planning another attack on communities in the area. The gunmen, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen had struck on Sunday, killing about 17 residents.
Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde and his entourage on Tuesday visited Igangan town, in Ibarapa North LGA of the state, to examine the situation in the aftermath of a deadly herdsmen attack which left scores of people dead, houses and vehicles razed. Governor Makinde, while addressing the mammoth crowd who came out to hear him—condemned the herdsman attack and condoled with the community for the lives lost.
The popular freedom fighter, Sunday Igboho has stated that the reason suspected herdsmen succeeded in attacking Igangan village was because there was no unity existing among the villagers and Ibarapa monarchs. As reported on TheNation, Igboho made this claim while he was speaking with Oba Onidio of Idio, Oyo state stated.
It was tragedy a few days ago in Igangan, Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo state when fifteen persons were killed by men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen. Reacting to the sad incident, the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has taken responsibility for failing to protect the people from such attack.
According to a news that was posted by Daily Trust Newspaper this morning, it has been alleged that some members of the Oodua Peoples Congress, yesterday stormed Elekokan area in Igangan, in the Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State and killed four fulani men. It was made known that the four people were killed in less than 24 hours, when some suspected fulani herdsmen attacked Igangan Community and killed people, burnt houses, including the palace of the king of Igangan before leaving the area.
The governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde took to his verified Twitter account to share pictures of him in Igangan after the community was attacked by Fulani herdsmen. Recall that, some days back, herdsmen stormed the Igangan community, in the Ibarapa North area of Oyo state as they killed a lot of people and destroyed properties like buildings and vehicles.
photo Credit: Google. Residents of Igangan in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State, were on Friday night thrown into confusion as gunmen struck again, allegedly killing the Commander of Amotekun in the local government. According to sources who confirmed the attack to Vanguard on telephone, explained that the sad incident occurred when some men carrying guns and other dangerous weapons invaded the community, shooting for over 30 minutes.
Armed men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen has again attacked Igangan community, in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State. The hoodlums allegedly attacked the village on Friday night, killing the Commander of Amotekun in the local government. This attack is coming barely few months after suspected armed Fulanis invaded the Ibarapa community, killing many people and burning properties worth millions of naira.
According to a report from Sahara Reporters, it has been revealed that some individuals suspected to be Fulani Herdsmen, were spotted at Igangan, Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo state, where four of its residents were killed. It was stated that among the four who lost their lives to the attack was an Amotekun Commander of the South-west security arm.
Just about a month ago, the dreaded herdsmen killed scores of residents of Igangan, a town in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo state destroying many properties. Report from the Vanguard claims that the herdmen who came in numbers dressed in Customs uniforms started shooting for about 30 minutes but were said to have been initially repelled by the local hunters.
According to Yoruba Nation promoter, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho, suspected herdsmen were successful in storming Igangan town on Sunday due to the lack of solidarity among locals and Ibarapa monarchs. According to The Nation, Igboho stormed Igangan in Oyo state's Ibarapa North Local Government Area on Monday evening to inspect the level of destruction and sympathize with the locals.
Photo: Idowu Abdulkareem A young boy has narrated how some suspected Fulani herdsmen killed his father and made his dispersed his three brothers. The young boy named Idowu Abdulkareem, lives in the Igangan community, Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo state. Idowu narrated the sad condition his family have found themselves in when he appeared in an interview during a programme on Agidigbo FM, Ibadan, Oyo state capital.
Days After The Attack In Igangan Gov. Makinde Visits The Scene As He Addresses The People & Bereaved
It’s no news that the security challenges of the country seems to have worsen as there have been reports of attacks in various community and areas of the country. Over the weekend, it was confirmed by the Oyo state Police Command that 11 people died during an attack at Igangan, Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo state.