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Five people killed, houses, properties burnt in yet another Farmers, Herders clash

Five people killed, houses, properties burnt in yet another Farmers, Herders clash

Five persons have been reportedly killed when farmers and herders clashed in Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State.

Houses, maize barns, motorcycles and several properties were reportedly set on fire in the clash.

Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the development, but said no arrest has been made.

The PPRO said, “We heard about it. It is an unfortunate incident and we are investigating it. We have called on all stakeholders, including the Fulani communities that have been living in that place, who testified that they did not even know the reason for the attack.


“We are investigating to ensure that those who carried out that dastardly act are apprehended in other not to cause further crises.

“The situation is under control as more policemen have been deployed to the place. The Commissioner of Police have directed that the Area Commander should take charge of the security situation in the area.

“No arrest has been made yet, but we are on it and we are sure that those who committed that act will be apprehended.”

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