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Fully armed herdsmen trooping into Oyo State – General Togun raises alarm

Amotekun chief in Oyo State, Basic Kunle Togun, retd, has raised the alarm that numerous totally armed Fulani herders are trooping into the State from overseas lands by Saki East, Saki West and Atisbo Native Authorities Areas.

The retired Military Basic stated this throughout the Yoruba World Meeting, YWA’s first conventional safety summit held on the outdated Home of Chiefs, Parliament Buildings Secretariat in Ibadan.

The Amotekun chairman who was absent from the assembly because the chief visitor of honour, forwarded the message to the Chairman, Governing Council and Secretary-Basic of YWA, Chief Taye Ayorinde and Dr. Victor Taiwo respectively, explaining the explanation for his absence.

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“I’m nonetheless in Saki space. The Fulani herdsmen are trooping in, in massive numbers to Saki East and Saki West in addition to Atisbo Native Authorities areas of the expansive Opara Forest reserve,” his message reads

He stated, nonetheless, that his “boy”, who he described as “very skilled,” have been very profitable, calling on seasoned hunters within the state to help Amotekun.

He maintained that the armed herders usually are not Nigerians, including that, “Amulets, charms, poisoned arrows and daggers already seized from them are about six baggage as of now.”

He additional disclosed that, “some group chiefs and conventional rulers are amongst these inviting them.”

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He additional disclosed that two chiefs who’re allegedly amongst these bringing in armed herdsmen into the State are to be investigated by Amotekun.

In the meantime, the Governor of the State, Seyi Makinde, has issued a stern warning to conventional rulers within the state.

The Governor in a press release on Thursday warned the normal chiefs in opposition to allocating land to any foreigner with out correct documentation.

Makinde who famous that this is likely one of the main causes of insecurity within the state, stated such wouldn’t be tolerated.

The Governor’s warning was contained in a press release signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa, the place he insisted that his authorities will make sure that each foreigner in Oyo State are correctly documented very quickly.

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The Governor added that foreigners working within the mining website will probably be documented, including {that a} process power is being arrange to do that.

In one other growth, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Thursday accused Amotekun of intimidating different ethnic teams dwelling and doing companies within the area.

MURIC stated that members of the South West safety outfit are profiling and intimidating Northerners touring down the south.

It additional accused the safety outfit of participating in extra-judicial killings of Yoruba individuals.


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