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Fayose threatens to poison Ekiti water over Fulani herdsmen

04 May 2016, 14:47

Ibadan - Governor Ayodele Fayose on Tuesday warned marauding herdsmen to to steer clear of his state or otherwise risk a greater danger for their cattle.

He threatened that the people of the state would poison the source of water by the herdsmen for the cattle if they failed to heed to the warning.

Also read: Fulani herdsmen assassinate royal father, nephew in Kaduna

Fayose, who spoke at the World Press Freedom Day organised by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Oyo State Council, held at the Dapo Aderogba hall, Iyaganku, Ibadan,  said the time had come for Nigerians to defend themselves in the face of unwarranted attacks and killings by suspected herdsmen across the country.

He said he had instructed his people to poison water with a particular brand of chemical used against fungal attacks in the event of any herdsmen attack in Ekiti. 

- News 24


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