Residents Of Ogun Community Rush To Withdraw Children From School As Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Kill Couple
Suspected criminal Fulani herders have killed a man and his wife in their home at Owode community of Ogun State on Wednesday.
The General Secretary of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, Ogun State chapter, Mr. Olugbenga Popoola, told SaharaReporters on Thursday.
The couple, according to Popoola, were slaughtered by the killer herders at midnight, and their dead bodies were found by their neighbours early Thursday morning.
The incident has thrown the community dwellers into apprehension and mourning, while the police in the state have beefed up security in the affected area and adjoining settlements.
It was reliably gathered that parents in the neighbouring areas had withdrawn their children and wards from schools when the news of the attack reached them.
“The Fulani have started launching mayhem on our people here again. They went to Owode Ketu village and killed a man and his wife before daybreak.
“Right now, we have pulled our children from their schools. Our children are at home now and people have returned from their farms and markets because we don’t want to be caught unawares by their atrocities.