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Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Fulani Herdsmen attack Senator Imoke’s community, kill one

ITIGI, main residence of Senator Liyel Imoke, former governor head of Cross River State was on Monday in confuse following a conflict between the young people of the group and herders. 

herders Reports achieving Vanguard from the region said an All Progressives Congress, APC, councillorship competitor was shot dead finished a difference between Fulani herders and local people following the affirmed executing of a bovine by adolescents of the group An observer , Jospeh Ugbor said the herders who guaranteed that one of their dairy animals was murdered by young people in the territory, stood up to the young people which brought about a fight prompting the slaughtering of the councillorship hopeful "The contention pulled in security faculty from Ugep, Yakurr Local government Area, who quickly moved in to put the circumstance under control by capturing and keeping a few young people and senior citizens from Itigidi." 

Joseph said The capture of the adolescents and older folks maddened some adolescent inciting them to challenge what they named ' illicit' capture and confinement of their young people, boss and youth president and amid the dissent more people were kept by the police while others took asylum in the hedge. 

"These herders have no respect for our territory and harvests. They think they have a directly finished our property and can take their dairy animals anyplace. What has simply occurred in Itigidi is a pointer to this reality. 

We trust the administration will quickly swim into this issue before more lives are lost". He said Police Public Relations Officer for the Cross River Police Command, Ms Irene Ugbo said regularity hass been reestablished with the destach of hostile to revolt policemen to the place.

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