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Herdsmen attack & inflict injury on farmer in Kwara

By Centus Nweze

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Fulani herdsman attack has been recorded at Bindofu area of Lafiagi, Esu Local Government, Kwara State after the hand of a certain Saheed Zakariyau was almost chopped off by the herders at his farm.

Victim

Confirming the incident, spokesperson of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) kwara command, Babawale Zaid Afolabi said that the victim went to his farm along with some friends at about 9am. On getting there, they met a Large herd of cattle and some Fulani herdsmen grazing on their rice farm, as they were trying to pursue the Fulani herdsmen and their cattle, one of the herdsmen remove his cuttlass and cut his right hand. After which the herders ran away.

The Corps further said that the report was made to the office on Saturday 12th June 2021 at about 1300hrs.

The NSCDC spokesman however said investigation is ongoing to apprehend the suspects.

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