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Revenge – Four Fulani Herdsmen Slaughtered In Anambra, After Gunmen Wearing Red Cap Stormed Their Settlement.
Toktok9ja gathered that more than Four Fulani herders were shot dead during an attack in Ogborji, Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra.
Speaking about the incident, the Chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), South- East Zone, Alhaji Gidado Siddiki, said that many cows belonging to herders were stolen during the attack that occurred yesterday, 6 March 2021.
He also said that more than 20 Fulani herders have been slaughtered in Anambra state between January and March, this year
Siddiki made the claim during a briefing with some Media personalities in Awka, Anambra. His statement was centered on incessant attacks and murder of MACBAN members in Anambra and other States in Nigeria.
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While making his statement, he revealed that the recent attack was launched on Saturday at Mohammed Idris Herders’ Settlement.
According to him, unknown gunmen made their way into the camp and started releasing bullets and in the process, four herders were shot dead instantly, and their corpses were taken away. He also claimed that hundreds of cows were take away also.
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It was gathered that Siddiki was informed about the incident by one of the herders who escaped the attack. He claimed that some gunmen with red caps invaded the settlement in a Hilux and started shooting sporadically.
He also said that the police have recovered one corpse, while three are yet to be found.
Siddiki aired that the recent attack launched on Saturday has summoned the total number of death caused by attacks by unknown gunmen to 21 in the state.
He issued the names of the victims as Hassan Idris, Hamidu Umaru, Aliu Idris, and Hadari Umaru.
He further revealed that two Fulani herdsmen were slaughtered in Ishiagu, Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, last week, while many have been killed this year alone.
The state police command is yet to confirm this development.
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