Scores Injured, Vigilante Nabbed as Gunmen Attack Fulani Settlement in Ogbomoso
Amember of Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN), Tajudeen Sheu, has been arrested over an attack on a Fulani settlement in Idigba, in the Olomi area of Ogbomoso, Oyo State.
The state Commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Iskilu Akinsanya, who revealed this while parading the suspect in Ibadan on Tuesday, said the victims of the attack had been rescue and taken to Obafemi Hospital in Ogbomoso.
Isikalu said his men received a distress call from the Chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association in Ogbomoso, Muhammad Mahmud, on Tuesday morning that some hoodlums had attacked their settlement and the NSCDC swung into action to arrest the suspect.
Isikalu said, "There was an attack on the Fulani settlement in Idigba, Olomi by some hoodlums numbering about six. The Agro Ranger in Ogbomoso/Oyo Axis swung into action and a suspect named Tajudeen Sheu, a vigilante in a VGN attire, was arrested.
L"One red Bajaj motorcycle with Osun State registration number EKG 100 UP, a single barrelled local gun, cutlasses, petrol in a bottle, torchlight and a local charm were recovered from him, the suspect.".