Herdsmen have continued to assault Yewa group in Ogun State regardless of the current go to of Governor Dapo Abiodun.
Consequently, stakeholders locally have described the state authorities’s intervention as ineffective.
One of many group leaders, the CDA Chairman of Oke-Agbede, a village in Imeko-Afon Native Authorities of Ogun State, Prince Adebisi Peter Obaagbo, said that, “the current go to of Governor Dapo Abiodun to the affected areas, and his promise to offer sufficient safety are of no worth.
He defined that, “because the go to of the Governor on Monday fifteenth February, 2021, Fulani herdsmen haven’t stopped the killing and maiming of the individuals.
“For instance, Mr Segun Abiodun, 32, sustained a machete minimize harm inflicted on him by the herdsmen whereas on his farm at Asudodo village, Imeko-Afon Native Authorities on Tuesday, twenty third February, 2021, as a result of he wouldn’t permit them to realize entry to a properly on his farm.
“The farmers in Asudodo village had warned herdsmen to not fetch water for his or her cattle from the group’s properly as it’s all the time drying up throughout dry season.
“Additionally, at a close-by Idufe village on Wednesday, twenty fourth February, 2021, two farmers; Mr Adeogun and Mr Asebi have been attacked as a result of they advised the herdsmen to not graze cattle on their farmlands.”
He additional stated, “on the identical day, one other farmer, Mr Ayinde Oguntade, a local of Imeko was crushed to stupor by herdsmen when he requested them to not enter his farmland at Olumoro valley in Imeko space.
“However presently, one of many suspected herdsmen is within the custody of the police on the Imeko police station,” Obaagbo said.
When contacted, the DPO of Imeko, CSP Simon Odidi, confirmed the arrest of one of many suspects, including that he will probably be charged to court docket for prosecution.
However the CDA Chairman added that, “the unlucky factor is that the three victims have been among the many survivors of the final invasion by herdsmen however determined to not relocate to Republic of Bénin as others”.
Certainly one of them, Mr Adeogun regretted his choice to proceed staying in Nigeria.
“Had I do know that Governor Dapo Abiodun is not going to stroll his discuss of constructing provision for sufficient safety to guard us, I wouldn’t have endangered my life within the palms of Fulani marauders by attempting to keep up my Nigerian id,” Adeogun lamented.
DAILY POST reliably gathered that residents of Iwoye, Oke-Agbede, Moriwi, Wasinmi, Asudodi, Idufe, Jabata, Ogiri, Lafenwa, Bakinni, Igbo Igo, Igbo Nla, Onisugudu, Gbayin, Boogie, Janpa, are beneath horrible siege by marauder herdsmen who migrated from Igangan, Ijio, Agbaruru, Budo, Musa, Ayegun, all in Oyo State in the course of the Sunday Igboho’s final month eviction train.