How Fulanis repelled bandits in Iwo land – Oluwo

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ABUJA – Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi has said disclosed that the Fulanis his domain repelled an of bandit into his community.

Oluwo noted that the incident happened on Saturday when some suspected encroached on the Iwo community.

A titled ‘How Fulani Repel, Send Suspected Bandits Out of Iwoland’ personally signed by the monarch and made available The explained that, “Bororo men with cattle encroached Iwo. The Seriki Fulani with his men stormed the forest to chase the Bororo whose attitude is to eat crops at night and attack farmers.

“It could be recalled that I invited the Fulanis to my palace, gave them orientation and charged them to identify the bad eggs among them.

“Since that time the leadership of the Fulanis, Seriki, has been keeping to the responsibility of ensuring culprits are identified, arrested and prosecuted. The Bororo are used to eat farmland and farm crops up at night. And farmers always suspect the Fulanis and take up responsible for such.

He noted that “In Iwoland, Fulanis are our , not our enemies. The three local governments of Iwoland comprising of Iwo, Ayedire and Ola Oluwa, we enjoy a peaceful coexistence with Fulanis. (Nation)