Fulani Herdsmen Kill OPC Member, Kidnap Farmer In Ondo

Suspected herdsmen have reportedly Killed a member of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Adejuyigbe Daniel in Iju, Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State.

The herders, it was gathered also kidnapped a farm owner, Solomon Akinmeji in his farm at Okeji farm settlement in the town.

The abduction took place at Atoka farm area of the border town between Iju, Akure North Local Government and Ikere-Ekiti in Ekiti State.

His murder is coming barely two weeks after the State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu issued eviction order to killer Herdsmen, to vacate the State forest and for law abiding herders to register with the State Government.

A youth leader in the town, Mr. Ogundeji Ayodeji who spoke with Africannewshub reporter on Wednesday explained that the Fulani Herdsmen have been terrorising the host community for a very long time through abduction for ransom as well as killing of some of their victims.

Ogundeji further explained that the latest development occurred on Saturday when Mr. Akinmeji went to his farm only to be reportedly abducted by some Fulani Herdsmen while some other men with him escaped with bruises .

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