Gunmen Murders Herdsman In Kwara State

Gunmen yesterday allegedly attacked Oro Ago community of Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State and killed one herdsman simply known as lbrahim.

Ibrahim was said to have been gruesomely murdered. It was gathered that the gunmen are at large.

Confirming the incident, the spokesman of the Kwsrs state Command, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Babawale Afolabi said the attack occurred on Thursday night as the gunmen in their large number stormed the premises of the cattle rearer and left him in the pool of his blood.

Babawale added that the deceased lost his brother early this year in a similar fashion at Ajegunle area of Ago Are, Ifelodun Local Government Area.

He said:

Yes, we got the report on Friday through our divisional officer in the town, Najimu Lawal, about another attack in Ago Are. This time around a herdsman simply known as Ibrahim or lbro was attacked and hacked to death.

He added:

Manhunt has been launched for perpetrators of the criminal act and NSCDC and other security agents will leave no stone unturned to bring the assailants to justice.

The fresh incident has been also reported at the divisional police station and we are all working together to arrest the perpetrators and also prevent a further attack in the town.


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