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Many Injured As Farmer, Herder Clash In Kwara


A clash between farmer and herder in Alaparo village of Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State has resulted to serious wound on the part of farmer, his children and herder.

The bloody clash reportedly began with hot confrontation, when a farmer, Alaparo Tunde and his children saw an herdsman, Haruna Adamu, grazing on thier cassava plantation with his cattles.

It reportedly resulted to bloody fight where cutlasses and other dangerous weapons were freely used. Both Fulani herder and the farmer’s two sons were seriously injured and later taken to nearby hospital where they are reportedly responding to treatment.

According to the spokesperson of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Kwara Command, Babawale Zaid Afolabi, who said the Agro Ranger Unit of the Corps got a distressed call from Alapa community and they promptly deployed officers to the scene of the incident.

“On Saturday 08/01/2022, based on a distress call from Alapa community in Asa local government area of the State our able Commandant Makinde Iskil Ayinla directed the immediate deployment of the operatives of the Agro Ranger Unit to the location and thier timely arrival put the situation under control”

“A farmer, Alaparo Tunde and his two sons Saheed Tunde and Taofeek Tunde from Alaparo village confronted a Fulani herder, Haruna Adamu who was caught grazing on thier cassava plantation with his cattles”

“The confrontation later resulted in hot argument with the fulani and farmers engaged in bloody fight where cutlasses and other dangerous weapons were freely used”

“Both Fulani herder and the farmer’s two sons were seriously injured and were later taken to nearby hospital where they are responding to treatment”

“In the meantime security has been beefed up in the community while full scale investigations are ongoing to unravel the immediate and remote cause of the incident and how to prevent any act of reprisal”


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