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Vigilante officer injured in Fulani Herdsmen Attack on Patrol team In Kwara

Yusuf Bakare

The attack on men of the local vigilante who were on patrol  by unknown and yet to be identified Herdsmen, armed with dangerous weapons who ambushed them had resulted in pandemonium  in  Oko Obbo lle, Ekiti local government area of Kwara State .

The vigilante patrol team was said to be on patrol on Monday around 2030pm  when they ran into an ambush along Obbo ile- Isapa axis where they were attacked  by the herdsmen leaving one member of the  vigilante team, Mashud Taye,  with matchete cuts as the hoodlums escaped into the bush.

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According to a release signed by the spokesman of the NSCDC in Kwara State Babawale Zaid Afolabi the incident occured when men of the Obbo ile- vigilante team were on routine patrol.

” On Monday 22 November 2021, two armed herdsmen attacked a vigilante team of the Obbo ile community who were on a routine patrol and left one of them with a serious injury as a result of the matchete attacks.” He disclosed.

He explained further that efforts of the NSCDC operatives in Ekiti Divisional Office   and the vigilante team yielded dividends as one of the assallants, Abdulkadir Ali Doogo, 23, from Omu Aran,  was arrested and currently helping NSCDC in further investigations.

” The other herdsman is still at large and efforts are ongoing to capture him while the victim I responding to treatment in the hospital” Babawale concluded.

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