SEE WHERE HERDSMEN WHO INVADED OGUN AND OYO FOREST RESERVES CAME FROM ACCORDING TO PUNCH

Residents of towns and villages along the Opara Forest Reserve in Oyo State and Imeko Forest Reserve in Ogun State are living in fear following the invasion of the two reserves by herdsmen. Some residents of Imeko, Iwoye and Jabata told SUNDAY PUNCH on Friday that the development had been a major source of concern them, alleging that the herdsmen allowed their animals to destroy people’s farms while grazing in the areas. One of the residents of Iwoye, Adeyemi Olaosebikan, told our correspondent on the telephone that inhabitants of Jabata…

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AARE GANI ADAMS ISSUES FINAL WARNING TO KILLER HERDSMEN

The Aare Onakakanfo in Council chaired by Iba Gani Adams, on Sunday appealed to the federal government to increase security in the South West. It also warned violent herdsmen to steer clear, warning that failure to live peacefully “may warrant maximum retaliation as the principle dictates that a bully only respects a bully”. In a communique after the council’s meeting, the body said Fulani herdsmen have been ravaging Yoruba land, kidnapping, killing, maiming, raping the people in recent years. It said the threat posed to our existence by the marauders…

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TRADITIONAL RULER ESCAPES FULANI HERDSMEN KIDNAP IN ONDO

David Olajide, the traditional ruler of Osi community in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, has escaped being kidnapped by herdsmen. The attempted kidnap occurred barely two days after two a mother and her stepson were kidnapped by some herdsmen in Osi. The duo have since regained freedom. Confirming the latest incident, the traditional ruler said: “I drove the woman and her stepson to the police station after they regained their freedom this evening but on my way back to the palace I saw these herdsmen. “They were…

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