JUST IN; One dead as Sunday Igboho set Fulani settlement on fire in Ogun State

Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has allegedly set ablaze another Fulani community in Igua area of Yewa North in Ogun State.

The Chairman, Miyyati Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Ogun State branch, Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim Dende, made the disclosure.

He stated that the house of Sarkin Fulani of Igua, Alhaji Adamu Oloru, was set ablaze by youths led by Sunday Igboho.

He said, “They burnt the houses and that of Sarkin Fulani, Alhaji Adamu Oloru, located at Igua this [Monday] evening. They also set cattle market ablaze. We have been contacting the security agents, including the DSS, as we are aware that he is coming.”

“We listened to the information on radio, we learnt that he was welcomed by the state government. We are helpless as we don’t have anybody to protect us. Many of our people are now scattered in the bush.”

He disclosed that a Fulani herdsman identified as Jiji Danmawale, was killed in the process and that his body burnt beyond recognition.

“We are now at Randa in Abeokuta, we are making some arrangements to get his remains for burial, “he added.

Meanwhile, Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, is currently having a peace meeting with the affected communities.

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