With Police Backing, Fleeing Fulani Herdsmen Return To Ogun Community




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Fulani herdsmen who fled homes have returned to bases at Eggua in the Yewa-North Local Area of Ogun State.
Recall a took advantage of the visit of activist, Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, to the state to burn down houses and Kara in the community.

The set ablaze the houses belonging to the Eggua Seriki of Fulani and others.

But was gathered the fleeing Fulani herdsmen who are residents of the area were back to bases after getting the police assurance in the state of protection of lives and property.

Speaking to The Punch, the Public Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said, “They didn’t run away, they only escaped. After we met with them, we have asked them to go and live lives normally.

“They escaped from the , but, after the security agencies have assured them nothing would happen to them, they all agreed to go back.

“We are working hand-in-hand with the host community to fish out the criminals among them.”

The PPRO said the command had yet to apprehend the killers of Dele Olowoniyi, the farmer in the Imeko-Afon area of the state

Olowoniyi was found dead Sunday his farm. was alleged that some Fulani herdsmen, who invaded the village, were .

But Oyeyemi said, “We are investigating. By the time we have a breakthrough in our investigation, we let the public know.”