Schools, hospitals shut as herdsmen attack Ogun communities, kill residents

 

Following a recent attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen, on Thursday, at Owode-Ketu and Ijoun villages in the Yewa-North Local Government Area of Ogun State, which led to the death of two persons, hospitals and schools have now been shut.

PUNCH reports that the victims, Isiaka Apesin and Oguntosin Adebayo, were killed on their way to their farms by the herdsmen, who laid an ambush for them.

Eyewitnesses said after killing the farmers, the herdsmen went into the two villages and started shooting indiscriminately and scaring away residents.

According to the source, the killer herdsmen ran into the bush after perpetrating the act.

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