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Fulani herdsmen agree to leave Delta community

04 July 2016, 16:19

Delta - Fulani herdsmen have reached an agreement with the Olomu Traditional Council in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State, to vacate the kingdom for an interim period of two weeks beginning from June 25, to July 9, Vanguard reports.

The agreement was reached to enable the kingdom work out modalities for re-entrance in order to avoid further clashes.

The leadership of the Fulani herdsmen led Jibrin Haruna, and other members of the Fulani Cattle Owners Delta State were at the Palace of HRM, Ovie R. Ogbon, Ogoni-Oghoro I, the Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom.

The meeting at the palace of the monarch followed criminal activities by the Fulani herdsmen who allegedly destroy farm crops, rape Olomu women as well as intimidate farm owners from doing their legitimate farming business in their own farms.

This is coming few weeks after News 24 reported Fulani herdsmen resumed grazing in the Nimbo community in Uzo-uwani local government Area of Enugu state.

Leader of the Fulani community in the South- East Ardo Saidu Baso said that four Fulani people were killed around Ukpabi-Nimbo in December last year and less than a week later, two boys from one Fulani parents based in Nasarawa State were equally killed.

- News 24


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